• Submit your Full-Length or Showcase Production Application
  • If participating in the Full-Length and Showcase selection process, mark your calendar to:
    • Submit School Registration, Medical/Media Release Forms, and payment by October 15,2021
    • All participants in the production under consideration do not have to be registered by this time.  Cast and crew members may be added if the production is chosen for Festival. 
    • Be available Saturday, November 20, 2021 between 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm, to receive a call from the Festival Play Selection Committee regarding your Production entry.
    • Attend the Production Director and Technical Director meeting at Illinois State University on December 5, 2021.

BY OCTOBER 22, 2021: EXTENDED till November 12, 2021

  • Sign up to present a workshop
  • Complete the School Registration (Registration is often full before October 22.)
    • Submit the online School Registration Form
    • When completing this form, you will have the option to purchase meal tickets. These tickets must be purchased in advance. The $18.30 ticket provides each participant lunch for both Friday & Saturday. 
    • See the meals section on the Festival website for more information.
    • Submit the Principal Acknowledgment Form
    • Submit the Medical/Media Release Forms (for all participants (students & sponsors)
    • Submit the List of Participants Form (all names must match your medical/media release forms and numbers you provided when submitting the online school registration form)
    • Submit Full Payment (one single check or purchase order)
  • Last day to request a refund (less a $13.00 per person processing fee)

BY NOVEMBER 5, 2021: 

BY NOVEMBER 17, 2021: 

  • Complete the College Audition Process (once we hit capacity, the link will close)
    The college auditions application will be sent to the sponsor via email after the school has completed their school registration process.
    • Submit the online College Auditions Application & Payment (credit card only within the form)
    • Submit the online Audition Resume Form and/or the Technical Interview Resume Form
    • If you submit the resume form you are not considered registered. We will only accept your resume submission if you have submitted the online Auditions Application.

BY DECEMBER 10, 2021

  • Send photos for use in the slideshow (email to exhibits@ihstf.org - formats: .jpg, .bmp, .gif, .tiff)
  • Pre-Register for Tech Olympics (available mid-September on the website)

BY DECEMBER 17, 2021: 

  • Check the website for the preliminary Festival Schedule
  • Check the website for the College/University Audition times
  • Check your email for the December School Info Flyer (provides new info before your arrival)