Thespian: Any student having at least 10 points according to the
international society point system and who has been initiated in troupe 6119. To
retain status of Thespian one must be an active member (III, D).
Thespian Information (Also provided in the CRTC Members Constitution)
What criteria must be met before I can be inducted as a Thespian?
1. In order to become a Thespian at Cinco Ranch, a student has to earn ten
Thespian points for their participation in CRTC events.
2. If you are a Junior Thespian only 5 points will transfer after you are
How do I earn Thespian points?
1. By participating in the shows, and participating in events that involve
2. See the points list to learn the point value of various activities
When is Thespian induction?
1. Thespian induction will be at the end of the year banquet. The Troupe
President will introduce all of the new inductees for the year. The flame will
be passed from candle to candle until each candle is lit. Then, all members of
the troupe will recite the pledge with the initiates. The candles are
extinguished and everyone returns to their seat.
What is the State Thespian Convention?
1. A Festival where Thespians from across the State can gather to compete in
individual events, participate in workshops, and audition for college.
2. An enrichment activity and an honor to attend and a privilege for students
who are leaders in the Theatre program
Who goes to the Thespian Convention?
1. Officers in good standing and passing all classes are privileged to attend
the Texas State Thespian Festival each school year.
2. A director may invite a student based in their participation in Individual
events, their performance in class, and in the extracurricular program. Their
behavior, attitude towards the ensemble, and sportsmanlike behavior are also
3. Students who pressure officers or directors to attend will cause directors
to forfeit consideration based on the above criteria.
4. CRTC takes around 25 thespians to the State Thespian convention; these
students are determined by thespians points earned.
5. The State Thespian Convention is a privilege. The directors generally
volunteer their time, so it should never be considered a right.
What is the National Thespian Convention?
1. An enrichment and a privilege
2. The department may or may not escort students to nationals every year
3. Student must qualify on the state level to be considered by the department
faculty to attend.