Missouri Thespian Conference Archive

 

January 2019 - Marriott Downtown Kansas City

Keynote Speaker: Tane Danger
Theme: What's Your Act?

Mainstage Performances
Into the Woods- Kickapoo High School
She Kills Monsters  - St. Charles High School

 

One Act Performances

Finding a Chord - Smith Cotton High School

Macbeth - Parkway South High School

The Trial - Parkway South High School

Scripted Revenge - Warrenton High School 

 

January 2018 - Marriott St. Louis Grand

Keynote Speaker: J. Michael Finley
Theme: Aloha
Mainstage Performances
Pippin- Parkview High School
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike  - Parkway Central High School

One Act Performances

Every Brilliant Thing - Smith Cotton High School

The Game - Lee's Summit North High School

Words, Words, Words - Mehlville High School

Pillow Talk - Kirkwood High School

The Chastening - Winnetonka High School

 

January 2017 - Marriott St. Louis Grand

Keynote Speaker: Ben Jeffrey
Theme: Legacy
Mainstage Performances
Iphigenia - All State Production
Nevermore: The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allen Poe - Parkway South High School

The Women of Lockerbie - Ritenour High School

One Act Performances
Alice's Adventure's with Poorly Cooked Cafeteria Seafood - Liberty (Wentzville) High School

The Human Write - Lee's Summit North High School

Wit - Cape Central High School

Stirred Not Shaken - Kirkwood High School

The Role of Della - Kirkwood High School

 

January 2016 - Downtown Marriot, Kansas City

Keynote Speaker: Kyle Dean Massey
Theme: Magic to Do
Mainstage Performances
Hamlet - Webster Groves High School
Much Ado About Nothing - Raymore-Peculiar High School
One Act Performances
Everyman - Parkway South High School

Dr. Faustus - Parkway South High School

A Roz by Any Other Name - Kirkwood High School

The Bully Plays - Lee's Summit North High School

Peter & the Wolf - Parkway Central High School

 

January 2015 - Downtown Marriot, Kansas City

Keynote Speaker: J. Jason Daunter
Theme: Branch Out, Grow to New Heights
Mainstage Performances
The Sound of Music - Lee's Summit High School
Tarzan - Lee's Summit North High School
One Act Performances
The Perfect Relationship - Kirkwood High School

Lockdown - Staley High School

Us & Them - Grandview High School

Exhibit This: The Museum Colonies - Whitfield High School

School House Rock, Live! Jr. - Raytown & Raytown South High Schools

 

January 2014 - Renaissance Grand Hotel, St. Louis

Keynote Speaker: Ken Page
Theme: Shine! Everyone is a star, but together we make a galaxy.
Mainstage Performances
Violet - Missouri All State Production
The Miracle Worker - Branson High School
One Act Performances
Almost Maine - Hazelwood Schools
Controlling Interest - North Kansas City
13 Ways to Screw Up Your College Interview - MICDS
Dead - Parkway West
Playwriting 101 - Staley


 

January 2013 - Renaissance Grand Hotel, St. Louis

Keynote Speaker: Robert Westenberg

Theme: Show Your True Colors

Mainstage Performances

Into the Woods - Marquette High School

The Diviners - Parkway Central High School

Is He Dead? - St. Francis Borgia High School

Greater Tuna  - Poplar Bluff High School

Antigone - Lindbergh High School

One Act Performances

Summer by the Lake - Parkway North

Actor's Nightmare - Parkway West

The Least Offensive Play in the Whole Darn World - North Kansas City

A Zoo Story - Webster Groves

I Hate Shakespeare - Fort Zumwalt North

 

January 2012 - Missouri State University, Springfield

Keynote Speaker: Jeff Bowen & Hunter Bell

Theme: Mix it Up

Mainstage Performances:

The Drowsy Chaperone - Nixa High School

The Foreigner - Raymore-Peculiar High School

25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee - Parkway Schools All District Show

One Act Performances:

 

January 2011 - Missouri State University, Springfield

Keynote Speaker: Deidre Goodwin

Theme: Define Yourself!

Mainstage Performances:

Jekyll & Hyde - All State Production 

Noises Off - Webster Groves High School

God's Favorite - St. Francis Borgia High School

One Act Performances:

Lindsay Price Festival

Your Life is a Feature Film - Parkway Central High School

Ths. Phne 2.0: The Next Generation - DeSoto High School

Scenes from Plaza Suite - Rockwood Summit High School

The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon - Raymore-Peculiar

 

January 2010 - University of Missouri St. Louis

Theme: League of Extraordinary Thespians

Mainstage Performances:

West Side Story - Nerinx Hall

Seussical, The Musical - Grandview High School

All the Great Books (Abridged) - Parkway South High School

One Act Performances:

Bachelor Holiday - Parkview High School

Foreplay or: The Art of the Fugue - Francis Howell High School

Roll Over, Beethoven - Oak Park High School

 

January 2009 - University of Missouri St. Louis

Keynote Speaker: J. Jason Daunter

Theme: Find Your Spotlight - Shine in '09

Mainstage Performances:

A Midsummer Night's Dream - All State Production

Working: The Musical - Parkview High School

Jane Austen's Emma: Historical Drama - Blue Springs South High School

One Act Performances:

The Bald Soprano - Hazelwood West High School

Chamber Music - Poplar Bluff High School

The Watershed Syndrome - Normandy High School

Oprah Made Me Do It - Parkway South High School

Check, Please - Parkway North High School

Check, Please: Take 3 - Branson High School

The Paper Bag Bandit Rides Again - Fulton High School

Jolly Jack Johnson - Parkway West High School

 

January 2008 - University of Missouri St. Louis

Keynote Speaker: Mike Isaacson

Theme: Theatre Through the Ages

Mainstage Performances:

Comedy of Errors - Lee's Summit West

Moon Over Buffalo - Parkway Central High School

The Compleat Wrks of Wllm Shkspr, Abridged - Fort Zumwalt North High School

One Act Performances:

The Diary of Adam and Eve - Waynesville High School

Check, Please: Take 2 - Hillsboro High School

God - Lee's Summit North High School

Stories and Fables of the Wierd, the Wild, and the Wonderful - Belton High School

Joplin High School

The Guys - Lee's Summit High School

Puberty: The Game Show - Parkview High School

 

January 2007 - University of Missouri St. Louis

Keynote Speaker: Steven Woolf

Theme: Gateway to Theatre

Mainstage Performances:

Urinetown - All State Production

Fools - Neosho High School

And Then They Came For Me - Affton High School

One Act Performances:

People in the Wind - Francis Howell High School

Jerry Finnegan's Sister - Brentwood High School

Little Women - El Dorado Springs High School

Under the Gun - Lebanon High School

For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls - Webster Groves High School

Property Rites - Marquette High School

 

January 2006 - Missouri Southern State University, Joplin

Theme: Mo' Than You Can Handle

Mainstage Performances:

Evita - McCluer High School

Cyrano de Bergerac - Raymore-Peculiar High School

Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum - Nixa High School

One Act Performances:

All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten - Fort Zumwalt North High School

 

January 2005 - Missouri Southern State University, Joplin

Theme: Movin' on Down the Road

Mainstage Performances:

Bye Bye Birdie - Marquette

The Boys Next Door - Fort Zumwalt North High School

The Wrestling Season - Winnetonka High School

 

January 2004 - Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg

Mainstage Performances:

Tom Jones - All State Production

Clue: The Musical - Parkview High School

Noises Off - North Kansas City High School

One Act Performances:

Cinderella: The World's Favorite Fairy Tale - Branson High School

Broadway Joe - Branson High School

The Dining Room - Francis Howell Central High School

Ten Minute Tidbits - Belton High School

English Made Simple & Sure Thing - Parkway North High School

 

January 2003 - Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg

Theme: Show Me...

Mainstage Performances:

The Tobey Show - Nixa High School

All My Sons - Parkway North High School

School House Rock - St. Francis Borgia High School

One Act Performances:

The Jellybean Conspiracy - Winnetonka High School

Living On - Affton High School

Hush, Little Celia, Don't Say a Word - Salisbury High School

The Acting Lesson - Parkway South High School

Home Free - Parkway Central High School

Postponing the Heat Death of the Universe - Hazelwood West High School

 

January 2002 - Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg

Mainstage Performances:

The Who's Tommy - All State Production

The Baseball Show - Blue Springs South High School

Sylvia - Raymore-Peculiar High School

One Act Performances:

Nina in the Morning - North Kansas City High School

The Great Pandemonium - El Dorado Springs High School

Variations of the Death of Trotsky - Parkway West High School

The Actor's Nightmare - Branson High School

Mirrors - Fort Zumwalt South High School

Sganarelle - Neosho High School

 

January 2001 - Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg

Mainstage Performances:

Beast On the Moon - Fort Zumwalt South High School

All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten - Branson High School

A Piece of My Heart - Lafayette High School

One Act Performances:

Business Lunch at the Russian Tea Room - Parkway North

Compilation of Student Work - Belton High School

The Game of Chess - Affton High School

A Thousand Words - Hazelwood West High School

The Susie Wengott Society - Webster Groves High School

Naomi in the Living Room - North Kansas City High School

Hard Candy - Lindbergh High School

The Emperor's New Clothes - Neosho High School

 

December 1999 - William Woods University, Fulton

Theme: The Bus Stops Here

Mainstage Performances:

A Midsummer Night's Dream - Washington High School

Bus Stop - All State Production

Nunsense - Nixa High School

One Act Performances:

The Real Inspector Hound - Parkway North High School

Splits - Villa Duchesne High School

Unlock the Silence - Ruskin High School

Fitting Rooms - Lafayette High School

Words, Words, Words - Oak Park High School

The Stall - Francis Howell High School

 

December 1998 - William Woods University, Fulton

Theme: Show Me the World of Theatre

Mainstage Performances:

To Kill a Mockingbird - Brentwood High School

The Compleat Wrks of Wllm Shkspr, Abridged - Hazelwood East

The Odd Couple - St. Francis Borgia High School

One Act Performances:

Symbiosis - Webster Groves High School

Baby With the Bathwater - Parkway Central High School

The Lives of the Great Waitresses - St. Teresa's Academy

Personal Effects - Francis Howell High School

For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls - North Kansas City High School

A Little Problem On Stage - Lee's Summit High School

 

January 1998 - Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield

Theme: Missouri & Kansas Thespians - Growing Together

Mainstage Performances:

Broadway Bound - Raymore-Peculiar High School

All My Sons - Salina High School (KS)

Working - Newton High School (KS)

Big River - Missouri All State Production

One Act Performances:

Crazy - Mehlville High School

Where Have All the Lightning Bugs Gone - Harrisonville High School

Actor's Nightmare - Kickapoo High School

Lou Gehrig Didn't Die of Cancer - Hazelwood West High School

What I Meant Was - Webster Groves High School

Little Women - Branson

 

December 1996 - William Woods University, Fulton

Keynote Speaker: Tom McNally

Theme: The Great Seal of the Missouri Thespian Conference - United Once Again

Mainstage Performances:

The Fantasticks - Nixa High School

The Foreigner - St. Francis Borgia High School

Man of LaMancha - Rock Bridge High School

One Act Performances:

Selkie - Affton High School

Addict - Strafford High School

Act 3 Sc. 5 - Mehlville High School

Patient A - Lee's Summit High School

 

December 1995 - Lincoln University, Jefferson City

Theme: Missouri Theatre - A Capitol Idea

Mainstage Performances:

Our Country's Good - Kirkwood High School

House of Blue Leaves - Parkway North High School

Assassins - All State Production

One Act Performances:

Wild Oats - DeSmet Jesuit High School

Musical Theatre - Parkway West High School

Overtones - Parkway North High School

Pals - Mehlville High School

Candid - Lafayette High School

The Red Spy at Night - Liberty High School

Shorts by Shanley - Fort Zumwalt South High SSchool

Alice's Wonderland - Hillcrest High School

 

December 1994 - St. Louis Community College at Meramec

Keynote Speaker: Tom McNally

Theme: Meet Me in St. Louis

Mainstage Performances:

Picnic - Brentwood High School

The Sound of Music - Wentzville Holt High School

The Diviners - Raymore-Peculiar High School

 

December 1993 - Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield

Keynote Speaker: John Goodman

Theme: One Singular Sensation 

Mainstage Performances:

Little Shop of Horrors - Parkview High School

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat - Fulton High School

Antigone - Kirkwood High School

 

December 1992 - Raymore-Peculiar High School 

Keynote Speaker: Dennis Allen

Theme: Missouri Thespians are Broadway Bound

Mainstage Performances:

Commandment - Raymore-Peculiar High School

Pump Boys and Dinettes - Nevada Community Theatre (all former thespians)

Jerry's Girls - Villa Duchesne High School

One Act Performances:

Original - Webster Groves High School

This is a Test - Parkway West High School

 

December 1991 - William Woods University, Fulton

Theme: Off Off Off Broadway

Mainstage Performances:

Ordinary People - Excesior Springs High School

Pinocchio - Rock Bridge High School

The Odd Couple (female) - Washington High School

You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown - ACT-PAC Jeff City

 

November 1990 - Parkway Central Schools

Keynote Speaker: Tom McNally

Theme: Gateway to the Stars

Mainstage Performances:

The Fifth Sun - St. Louis University High School & Desmet High School

A Thousand Clowns - Chaminade High School

One Act Performances:

Candid - Parkway West High School

Winnie the Poo - Parkway Central High School

The Detective Story - Parkway North High School

Canterbury Tales - Affton High School

 

December 1989 - Kickapoo High School

Theme: Gettin' it All Together

Mainstage Performance:

The Foreigner - Raymore-Peculiar High School

One Act Performances:

The Gift Bearers - Parkway South High School

Voices From the High School - The All St. Louis High School

 

December 1988 - Pembroke-Hill High School

Keynote Speaker: Stephen Gregg

Theme: Happy Throng

Mainstage Performances:

Godspell - Smith Cotton High School

The Miracle Worker - Pembroke-Hill High School

One Act Performances:

Why Do We Laugh - Regional Production

 

May 1988 - Webster University

Keynote Speaker: Peter Sargent

Theme: Show Me Theatre

Mainstage Performance:

Sweeney Todd - Webster University

One Act Performance:

Dentity Crisis - Regional Student Directed Production

 

February 1987 - Lindbergh High School

Keynote Speaker: Jim Nicholson

Theme: All the World's a Stage

Mainstage Performances:

Life is Just a Sink Full of Lemon-Lime Soap Suds - Affton High School

Choices - Lindbergh High School

 

June 1985 - Kickapoo High School

Keynote Speaker: Peter Sanders

Theme:From the Parthenon to the Prairie;From Shakespeare to Springfield;The Few,the Proud,the Thespians 

Productions:

Laundry an Boubon - Harrisonville High School

Children of a Lesser God - Parkway South High School

Spoon River Anthology - Webster Groves High School

 

January 1973 - Affton High School

Theme: A Midwinter's Night Dream

One Act Performances:

A Brick and A Rose - Affton High School

One Fish, Two Fish - Webster High School

The Womb - Webster High School

The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail - DeSmet High School

Impromptu - DeSmet High School

 

 
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