Welcome to one of the nation’s largest theatre conventions! Use Sched to browse events, make your own schedule, and connect with fellow attendees. Dates, times and locations subject to change.  Sched App Sponsored by Arts People
Back To Schedule
Friday, March 1 • 9:50am - 3:00pm
High School Theatre Festival Performances: Block 3

Sign up or log in to save this to your schedule, view media, leave feedback and see who's attending!

Feedback form is now closed.
Come enjoy five performances by high school groups from across the Southeast! There's a free Knoxville Trolley that stops at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium; see attached image file for map and schedule. Free parking will be available; Civic Auditorium staff will be on-site to assist. It is a 15-minute walk from the Knoxville Convention Center.
  • 9:50AM  |  T-Shirt Toss! 
    Find your seat 10 minutes before show time for a chance to catch a t-shirt from one of these participating schools: Hollins University, University of the Arts, VCU, AMDA
  • 10:00–10:45AM  |  The Happening
    Jamestown High School  |  Virginia
  • 11:0011:45AM  |  Scenes From The White Snake
    Ocean Springs High School  |  Mississippi
  • NOON–12:45PM  |  26 Pebbles
    Sanderson High School  |  North Carolina
  • 1:00–1:45PM  |  Chronicles Simpkins Will Cut You
    Sumter High School | South Carolina
  • 2:00–2:45PM  |  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
    Stewarts Creek High School  |  Tennessee

avatar for John E.R. Friedenberg

John E.R. Friedenberg

Director of Theatre & Associate Teaching Professor, Wake Forest University
John E. R. Friedenberg (Jerf) (BA Wake Forest University, MFA Carnegie Mellon University) works as Director of Theatre and Associate Teaching Professor at Wake Forest University, where he has taught for over 25 years, including courses in producing & directing, theatre management... Read More →
avatar for Kristin Wright

Kristin Wright

High School Festival Production Manager, SETC
Kristin is a recent graduate of Greensboro College where she earned her B.A. in Theatre with concentrations in Stage Management and Directing and Minor in Sociology with concentrations in Culture and Diversity. Her experience includes working as an assistant stage manager and assistant... Read More →

avatar for Dianne Carr

Dianne Carr

Dr. Diane Carr is an experienced and dynamic leader whose focus is on developing strategies for sustainable growth, managing business operations, advancing volunteer, mentor and outreach service programs, defining community relationship development and leading educational program... Read More →
avatar for Herb Parker

Herb Parker

Professor, East Tennessee State University
HERB PARKER is Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance with East Tennessee State University. He is the author of “Acting Shakespeare is Outrageous! Playing the Bard for Beginners,” and “A Monologue is an Outrageous Situation! How to Survive the 60-Second Audition... Read More →
avatar for Moses Goldberg

Moses Goldberg

Moses Goldberg retired after 25 years as Producing Director of Stage One: The Louisville Children’s Theatre. He now works as a freelance director, teacher and playwright. He has directed professionally at theatres from Washington to Florida, including — in 1988 — one of the... Read More →

avatar for Hollins University

Hollins University

Hollins is an independent liberal arts university dedicated to academic excellence and humane values. Hollins University offers undergraduate liberal arts education for women, selected graduate programs for men and women, and community outreach initiatives. The Hollins curriculum... Read More →
avatar for Norcostco


Booth 102
Norcostco is a national theatrical supply company specializing in Costume Rental, Theatrical Lighting, and Makeup for Professional Makeup Artists. Norcostco has been proudly serving the performing arts community since 1884.

Friday March 1, 2019 9:50am - 3:00pm EST
Knoxville Civic Auditorium