TIGER DRAMA extra-curricular
AFTER SCHOOL TIGER DRAMA PRODUCTIONS
All Lewis and Clark High School students have the opportunity to audition for roles in our after school productions or apply to work backstage on our crews. We typically produce two shows a year that are open for all students. Other performance opportunities come from our advanced acting and/or musical theatre classes. Students who are enrolled in Stagecraft often make up a significant portion of our crews.
INTAF: INLAND NORTHWEST THEATRE ARTS FESTIVAL
INTAF (Inland Northwest Theatre Arts Festival) is a festival designed for student and teacher engagement and enrichment in theatre arts. This two day festival is held at the end of October each year at a local Spokane High School. Over 350 Washington and Idaho students gather for a weekend of workshops and performances led by industry professionals on a variety of theatrical subjects. In addition to workshops, students have the opportunity to have material adjudicated for future festivals or participate in workshops that culminate in performances in the closing ceremonies. The cost is $40.00 and scholarships are available if needed.
INTERNATIONAL THESPIAN EXCELLENCE AWARDS
The 'Thespys' are adjudications sponsored by Washington State Thespians that qualifies students for both State and National Thespian Festivals. Each January students submit virtual performances to be adjudicated by industry professionals. Students whose overall score is in the superior category qualify for the International Thespian Festival (ITF) in June. The purpose of Thespys are to have your skills adjudicated and use the comments to grow as an artist. There is a fee to participate and you can enter up to three categories.
WASHINGTON STATE THESPIAN FESTIVAL
The Washington State Thespian Festival is held each March and alternates between Western Washington University and Central Washington University. This two day festival celebrates Thespian achievement with schools statewide. Students can view other school productions, works in progress, and attend workshops. Students who score an overall excellent or above at the regional Thespies automatically qualify for state. All students who travel to the State Thespian Festival must purchase a LC GSL card in the Business Office.
INTERNATIONAL THESPIAN FESTIVAL (ITF)
The International Thespian Festival (ITF) offers a full schedule of theatrical performances and workshops presented by theatre professionals. Juniors have the opportunity to audition for college theatre programs and students of ALL levels have the opportunity to meet with university representatives from around the country. Seniors may also apply for Thespian scholarships. Students who qualified for ITF at the Regional Thespy Festival have the opportunity to audition their Thespy piece to qualify for a spot in the International Thespian Excellence Awards Showcase. ITF is held in June in Bloomington, IN.