The International Thespian Society, founded in 1929, is an honorary organization for high school & middle school students located at more than 4,900 affiliated secondary schools across America and abroad.
The mission of ITS is to honor student achievement in the theatre arts.
High school inductees are known as Thespians & junior/middle high school inductees are known as Junior Thespians.
ITS is a division of the Educational Theatre Association (EdTA).
Through ITS, students have access to resources
at the state & national level including workshops,
college & scholarship auditions, as well as opportunities to showcase and receive assessment on tech & performance skills.
Students will have opportunities to develop their leadership abilities at the troupe, state & national levels. In addition, ITS Honor Society membership enhances college & employment applications.