State Conference Archive

January 2020 - Marriott Downtown Kansas City
Keynote Speaker: Lisa Brescia
Theme: 
Puttin' on the Scriptz
Mainstage Performances
A Streetcar Named Desire - All State Production
Lost in Yonkers - Raymore-Peculiar High School
Peter and the Starcatcher - Lee's Summit West High School
One Act Performances
Dog Sees God - Jefferson City High School
The Punishment - Warrenton High School
Oz - Cape Central High School


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