KHS Theatre Troupe Information

Interested in joining ITS Troupe 8391?

The KHS Troupe is part of the International Thespians Society in the Washington Chapter.  ITS is an honor society for theatre students in high school and membership is lifelong.  All members of the troupe receive the following benefits:

  • Membership in the only international honor society for high school theatre arts students—a recognized demonstration of achievement and a valuable addition to college and employment applications.
  • Eligibility to letter in Theatre at KHS
  • Permanent discount to any and all ITS event ($10 off at Regional, $20 off at State)
  • An official Thespian induction pin.
  • A personalized membership certificate and membership card.
  • A one-year (nine issues) subscription to the print edition of Dramatics magazine (a $30 value).
  • Log-in access to Dramatics Digital from induction through the year following graduation.
  • A bumper sticker that reads: Proud parent of a theatre arts honor student.
  • Special member pricing on theatre books and digital media through the online EdTA Store.
  • Thespian-level access to the Theatre Education Community.
  • Leadership opportunities at the troupe, chapter, and national levels.
  • Eligibility for scholarships, grants, and awards through EdTA and its chapters. See schooltheatre.org/ags.
  • Eligibility to audition at the International Thespian Festival for admission to college theatre programs, submit original plays to the Thespian Playworks program, audition for chapter Individual Events programs and qualify for the National Individual Events Showcase (NIES). See schooltheatre.org/festival.
  • Eligibility to receive additional Thespian honors, including graduation and honor items, advancement through Thespian honor ranks, and Thespian scholar distinction.

Membership is by invitation only.  Students are eligible once they have accrued 10 honor points earned by participation in Theatre Events AND having participated in 2 KHS productions.  Membership points are earned for both on-stage and off-stage participation.  A 2.5 cumulative GPA is required for induction.  Lifetime membership fee of $30 is required, limited scholarships are available to cover this fee.  Membership and points are transferrable to other troupes.

Membership Form
Scholarship Form (Need and Academic Based scholarship for $30 membership fee)