Secondary School Winners Manual

Congratulations! We are delighted to have you represent your state in the Secondary School Theatre Festival at the 71st annual SETC Convention held Feb. 26 – March 1, 2020, in Louisville, KY.

You are about to embark on a fabulous adventure where you will not only perform in the nation’s largest regional festival, but you will also have the opportunity to take part in the other theatrical activities and events during the three days of programming from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.

In addition to your Festival on Thursday and Friday, here are a few events you won’t want to miss:

  • Undergraduate School Auditions for High School Juniors & Seniors
  • Undergraduate School Design/Tech Interviews and Portfolio Reviews for High School Juniors & Seniors
  • Over 300 workshops in all aspects of theatre
  • Keynote speeches from some of the nation’s finest theatre practitioners
  • Saturday Night Gala: Dinner, Awards and a Celebration Dance, 8 p.m.

We look forward to having you join us for this wonderful theatrical event!


Susie Prueter
SETC Executive Director

John E.R. Friedenberg
SETC Secondary School Theatre Festival Director

For more information, please contact:


For more information, please contact:

Lee Crouse

SETC Educational Services Manager
SETC Central Office
Call: 336-272-3645
Email Lee


We are 110% committed to our constituents, inclusion, and the craft of theatre.