Teachers Conference Sept. 21-22, 2017

Theatre Teachers don’t miss the most outstanding networking and educational event of the year designed exclusively for your discipline, the Colorado Theatre Educators Conference. If you have never attended check out our highlight video of the 2015 Conference.  The conference is $125 per person and Graduate credit through UNC is offered or continuing hours certificate. Be sure to check with your administration to see if the cost can be covered by your buildings professional development fund. The registration cost includes an awards dinner and reception at the historical Brown Palace Hotel. A special room block can be booked for your overnight stays at Courtyard Marriott (email info@cothespians.com for the code).

No refunds are offered after submission, due to space and meal considerations. Please note, in order to participate in the Thursday night awards dinner, reservations must be processed by Monday, September 18. We will do our best to accommodate late registrations, but seating is limited.

Register here for the 2017 Teachers Conference

The Brown Palace Hotel

321 17th St, Denver, CO 80202
(303) 297-3111

Exploring Efficiency in Theatre Education

Conference Schedule 

Conference Schedule is at COThescon.net

Conference participants, are able to sign up for graduate credit. To register for THEA 513 credit from the University of Northern Colorado, please read the directions for online registration on the downloadable syllabus. Participants who plan to attend both the Teacher’s Conference and the December Thespian Conference may sign up for 2 credits.  If you plan to attend both conferences and want 2 credits, please sign up for both at the same time. Graduate Credit. Please note attendance and hours completed at the event is the only way to receive credit. If you are attending the teachers conference you must attend both days, including the Awards dinner.

Course Description      Registration Form


Colorado Thespians will continue to offer theatre awards and training for the educational theatrical community of elementary, middle, and high school theatre programs. As well as honoring the theatrical service members of our community and collegiate level programs. Please join us as we celebrate theatre education in Colorado and work to build a strong future for our profession.

View the Awards Nomination Form (PDF)

View our Past Award Recipients