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Dec. 12-14, 2024 – 60th year

Dec. 11-13, 2025 – 61st year

Dec. 3-5, 2026 – 62nd year

Our Mission

To promote and strengthen theatre arts in education through theatrical experiences that provide creative enrichment for students and teachers.

Recent Awards

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    2022 True West Award

    Presented by Denver Gazette Senior Arts Journalist John Moore

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    EDTA 2015 President’s Award

    Presented to the Colorado State Thespians for distinguished contributions to the Association and to the field of educational theatre

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    Colorado Theatre Guild’s 2013 Henry Award

    Presented to the Colorado State Thespians for being an Advocate for Theatre Arts Education


1 Performing Arts Academy
2 Mizel Arts and Cultural Center

Colleges and Universities

Adams State University
American Academy of Dramatic Arts
Butler University
Circle in the Square Theatre School
Colorado Mesa University
Colorado State University
CU Arts & Media
CU Boulder Theatre & Dance
Doane University Theatre Department
DU Theatre
Laramie County Community College
Metro State College
Midland University Performing Arts
Molloy University
Nebraska Wesleyan University
New York Conservatory
Northern Arizona University
Oklahoma City University
Rowan University
Stephens College
University of Denver
University of Evansville Theatre
University of North Carolina School of the Arts
University of Northern Colorado
University of Oklahoma Helmerich School of Drama
University of South Dakota
University of Wyoming
Western Colorado University


Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities
Costume Holiday House
Denver Center
Education First Tours
Parker Arts
Perry Mansfield
Phamaly Theatre Company
Stitch Cellar
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