International Thespian Society Frequently Asked Questions
What is the International Thespian Society?
The International Thespian Society (ITS) is the honor society for secondary school theatre students. Membership is granted for the performance of meritorious work in theatre arts.
How can I earn Thespian points?
How do I submit my Thespian points?
Once you have participated your thespian point activity, please fill out the google form for EACH event you would like to earn points for. Thespian points for the 2022-2023 School Year can be submitted until Friday, April 14, 2023. You need a total of 10 thespian points (approximately 100 hours) to be inducted as a thespian.
May 9, 2023 -- Invitations will go out 2 weeks prior to the induction.
Is there a fee to be a Thespian?
There is a one time $35 induction fee to join the Thespian Society. Students who receive invitations to induction will be given details on how to pay the induction fee. Fees can be paid on the MHS Drama Booster Square Store -- Click SHOP!
How can we earn higher honors after we are inducted?
As you advance in high school, you will continue to submit events for thespian points. These points (in addition to your GPA) can help you receive honors and graduation regalia.
10 Points - Induction Pin 60 Points - Honor Thespian Pin and Gold Graduation Cord 120 Points - National Honor Thespian Pin (I.T.S. Emblem Graduation Medallion) 180 Points - International Honor Thespian Pin (I.T.S. Emblem White Graduation Stole)
*In order to receive the above graduation items (cord, medallion, stole) you must be a thespian in good standing and active with the department. This means that you follow all Bylaws and continue to be involved in the theatre department (Classes, Drama Club/Improv Club/Tech Crew) through your senior year.
When does the Thespian Society meet?
Meetings are held monthly after Drama Club in the Black Box (B100)
Check out Blue Devil News and our Instagram (@mariettahstheatre) for information on meeting dates and times