International Thespian Society (ITS) of Western Guilford High
The Honor Society for Theatre Students
Troupe number 7093
To be considered for membership in ITS, a student must
1) Be involved in at least two productions with the WG drama department
each year, one production per semester, and in two different capacities for
a)A capacity of working in theatre shall be considered: Acting; Stage
Management; Set Crew or Costume Crew, including attending a minimum of two
work calls, or running crew of a production. The Miss WG pageant shall also
be considered a production of the WG drama department.
2) Must have a recorded and approved 50 drama club points (10 points
with the ITS system), warranting 100 hours of service to legitimate theatre.
Points may be obtained with WG theatre, Community theatre, or Church theatre.
3) Must be a student in good standing at Western Guilford High School
4) Dues are $35 to join, and includes graduation regalia and a one-year
subscription to Dramatics magazine
To remain active as a member of ITS, a student must:
1. Be present for a minimum of four club meetings per year
2. Attend all rehearsals called to. Failure to receive permission to
miss a rehearsal four times will result in dismissal. Members will receive a
warning after two missed rehearsals.
3. Participate in all current productions in some capacity resulting in
5 or more points in WG Drama. (1 point in ITS system).
4. Participate in major fundraiser(s) for the WG drama and community
involvement projects designed by the club for each year.
Failure to meet any of the above requirements will result in suspension. In
addition, any member who causes deliberate dissension, which would disrupt
the workings of any production or business meetings, shall be dropped from
membership be a vote of two-thirds membership with the consent of the troupe
Any member requesting readmittance after suspension must have the consent of
the troupe director and two-thirds of the membership.
Members are invited to attend the NC Thespian Festival in the spring, and
will graduate with the honor of ITS cords.
Possible travel scholarship info to help cover festival costs and fees:
The SYF "Road" Scholarship (must be able to demonstrate financial need on the
Formed in the year 2000, The SYTA Youth Foundation (SYF) is the non-profit,
philanthropic sister organization of the Student & Youth Travel Association
(SYTA®). The SYF established the SYF "Road" Scholarship program in 2002 to
award funds to youth who, for various reasons, are unable to afford the cost
of their group's travel. Based on the belief that travel is essential to a
complete education, it is the SYF's goal to make a positive difference,
through travel, in the young lives of our global citizens. Since September
2010 SYF has awarded over one hundred scholarships to deserving youth.
Scholarships are awarded based on circumstances and need as documented in the
completed application form.
When can I apply for a Road Scholarship to help fund festival costs or the
Application Deadline November 30, announcement is made January 15
The student's teacher, school administrator, group leader, or other adult
familiar with the student and scheduled trip must nominate a student for a
Road Scholarship. Students cannot directly apply for a Road Scholarship, so
please let someone know if you need to be nominated!