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To LA Thespians


Louisiana Thespians exists as a non-profit theatre service organization for junior high and high school theatre programs. Students, teachers and art advocates. Each year the organization presents a statewide thespian conference hosting workshops, scholarships and performance opportunities for students.


Louisiana Thespians is an active member of The Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) and The International Thespian Society. The organization is recognized as tax-exempt under Section 501(c)3 of the IRS.

Adult Board
Co-Chapter Director

Cherie Ducote Firmin

Mandeville High School

Troupe #1510

Co-Chapter Director

Kristi Jacobs-Stanley

Mount Carmel Academy

Troupe #2075

Important Dates

October 18, 2021, 6 p.m. - Virtual meeting for Troupe Directors 

December 2, 2020 - Registration for the Thespian Nation Live 2021 Louisiana State Virtual Festival opens. 

December 18, 2020 - One-Act/Chapter Select Application Due

December 18, 2020 - STO Application Due

December 31, 2020 - Thespy Registration Due

January 4, 2021 - Scholarship Auditions Due

January 8, 2021 - Thespy videos due, College Auditions due

January 22, 2021 - Last day to register for Thespian Nation Live Louisiana State Virtual Festival

January 29-31, 2021 - Thespian Nation Live Louisiana State Virtual Festival



Louisiana Thespian Festival