Missouri State Thespians

Short Play Festival

Contact Teri Turner [email protected] for any questions



We want to see as many troupes in Missouri to participate in the conference as possible. We are setting aside workshops on the last day of the Conference to showcase your troupe.


Every troupe can have one (1) entry.

Entries may include:

A 10 minute play - Adult directed

A 10 minute play - Student Directed

A 10 minute scene from your season (non musical)

A 10 minute Student written work.*

*May not apply for Page to Stage and Short Play Festival

The first twelve (12) troupes to sign up for this will be accepted. Know that this event may conflict with IEs, Improv Intensive, Tech Challenge, or Page to Stage.


Each school is responsible for paying royalties or providing permission to perform.


Technical: A table and 4 chairs will be provided. No additional set pieces are allowed. The space is not guaranteed to have stage lighting or sound hookup. Costumes should be worn into the space and any hand props should be brought in and then carried out. MST is not responsible for storage of props.


Please email Teri Turner a copy of the play/ scene cutting, and proof of royalties. All scripts are subject to review.

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