ITF is held each year to provide students and educators with the opportunity to expand their theatre-making skills and deepen their educational experience. The communal experience of participating in workshops, attending Main Stage and Chapter Select performances that show off the work of other Thespians, and connecting with other educators and Thespians from around the world makes the festival a truly unique experience. And you are an invaluable part of that experience!
Whether you're a college representative providing opportunities for students to learn more about continuing their theatre education, a business partner showing off the latest technology and industry trends to theatre educators, or a sponsor who understands the value of a communal educational and theatrical experience, there are a number of ways you can add to the value of ITF.
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For ITF, initial student auditions will be submitted and reviewed virtually. College representatives will receive access through OpenWater to review audition videos and technical portfolios two weeks prior to the start of the festival. Learn more about the student audition process.
If a college is attending ITF in person and wishes to participate in the unified college auditions, the school must also book a booth in the exhibit hall. College representatives are encouraged to reach out to students directly prior to or during the festival to set up meeting times with called-back students at their exhibit booths. Additionally, callback rooms can be requested to schedule callbacks for students who you might want to see perform in person.
If a college is not attending ITF in person, they are encouraged to reach out directly to students to set up meetings using their preferred video conferencing method or by working to schedule an on-site campus visit or other means of callback.
|Access to virtual auditions (for 2 representatives; no in-person ITF attendees)||$500|
|Access to virtual auditions (for 2 representatives) with exhibitor add-on (View exhibitor pricing.)||$350|
|Additional virtual auditions access||$150/representative|
|Callback room access for the week (reservations on a first-come, first-served basis in 2-hour blocks)||$100 (no piano)
The exhibit hall will be located in the Indiana Memorial Union, home of the Biddle Hotel & Conference Center. This building is near both Main Stage theatres as well as the locations of other important activities happening at ITF.
|Exhibit booth (includes registration for up to 2 booth staff representatives, 1 table, and 2 chairs)||$1,000|
|Electric to booth||$100|
|Cancellation fee (Before May 3, 2023 ONLY. We regret that we cannot offer any refunds for cancellations after this date.)||$200|
|Celebration (Limited quantity available!)||$1000|
|Opportunity to host 1-hour pop-up engagement activity at Auditorium fountain/lobby (location weather permitting) prior to Main Stage shows or Late Night Activity on Sunday evening at the IMU.|
|Acknowledgment slide from your organization with logo before Thespys Showcase congratulating Thespy winners and additional ITF achievements.|
|Thought Leadership (Limited quantity available!)||$750|
|Host a 30-minute session from your exhibit booth.|
|Session promoted on digital schedule.|
|The College Panel will be a moderated event for college recruiters to explain expectations and advise on the recruitment process including at Q&A with attendees|
|One representative will be a panelist|
|Panel will be listed on the digital schedule and open to all student and adult attendees|
|Opt-in lead generation gathered at registration with contact information provided one week prior to the festival (please note that this list contains only adult attendees).|
|One exhibitor spotlight placement in an e-newsletter to all attendees leading up to and/or the week of the event.|
|Welcome slide from your organization with logo before Opening Ceremony.|
With the move to Indiana University and the excitement of returning to in-person, don’t miss your chance to promote your company to our most enthusiastic teacher and student attendees yet!
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