High School Winners Manual

Congratulations! We are delighted to have you represent your state in the High School Theatre Festival at the 70th annual SETC Convention held Feb. 27 – Mar. 3, 2019, in Knoxville, TN.

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!


Betsey Horth
SETC Executive Director

Amy Hockinson
Secondary Play Festival Chair

For more information, please contact:

Amy Hockinson

Festival Chair
Email Amy 

Cadie Burks

Educational Services Manager
SETC Central Office
Email Cadie