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International Thespian Festival 2022
June 18-24, 2023
Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

additional info at the official website for the event:

For all updates on the trip:

Remind App: @3396398 or

Text Reminder:  Text @3396398 to 81010. If you're having trouble with 81010, try texting @3396398 to (512)872-5742.


Our performance day is
Tuesday, June 20th
2:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Indiana University Auditorium

No photography or video recording.

Damn Yankees Tenative Rehearsal Schedule

Sun, June 11 - 1:00 AM - 5:00 PM 

Rehearsal - ALL CALL & CREW
Mon, June 12 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 
Rehearsal - ALL CALL & CREW
Tue, June 13 - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM 

Rehearsal - ALL CALL & CREW
Wed, June 14 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 

Rehearsal - ALL CALL & CREW

Thu, June 15 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 

Rehearsal - ALL CALL & CREW

Fri, June 16 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM 

Truck Loading & Send Off - ALL CALL & CREW

Sat, June 17 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 

Final Rehearsal - ALL CALL & CREW

Sun, June 18  


Indiana University

107 S. Indiana Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47405


Monday, June19

Individual Thespy competitions

Tuesday, June 20 - Friday, June 23

Mainstage Performances and Workshops

Saturday, June 24, 2023

11:00 AM - Shuttle to IND Airport

IND-AUS FlightWN1335

Depart 3:50 PM / Arrive 5:10pm Austin

AUS - HOU Flight WN2660

Depart 7:15 PM / Arrive 8:10 PM (HOBBY)


LUGGAGE-  Southwest airlines allows two free bags up to 50 lbs each, plus a personal carry on.

  • Staying in University of Indiana Dorms - (Twin size) sheets, Blanket, Pillow 

  • Small fan - dorm rooms are warm

  • Bath Towel(s)

  • Shower/Toiletries - (shampoo, conditioner, body wash, toothbrush, toothpaste), shower caddy, shower shoes/flipflops

  • Personal care appliances (hair dryer, iron, etc.)

  • Basic first aid items (bandages, anti-biotic ointment, etc.) Sunscreen, Bug spray

  • Attire - Personal Attire should be in school dress code. No exceptions.  We will have a CFISD/campus Administration with us, and I do not want an issue with clothing choices.  It will be hot outside but cool in the theatre spaces.  Please layer and plan accordingly.Damn Yankees Show Shirt for Wednesday (after Tuesday's performance).

    • Competition Attire Thespian Blacks = Professional - totally black, from head-to-toe!  No decals, designs, or patterns on clothes or shoes.

      • Black socks, shoesshirt/blouseslacks (preferred over black jeans. No holes)dress/skirt modest length (knee). No midriff showing. If wearing a skirt or dress, please plan to wear tights/hose (preferably black)

    • Comfortable Workshop Attire (dance attire, acting attire, cool summer clothes, comfortable walking shoes)

    • Damn Yankees Performance Attire/Gear - Tights, Leotards/Undergarments, Socks, Character shoes, Makeup, lashes, etc.

    • Damn Yankees Show shirt to wear Wednesday after Tuesday's Performance.

    • Semi-Formal Attire for The Thespy Awards

  • Pack non perishable snacks for your dorm room. There are no microwaves or fridges in the dorm rooms. Meals on travel days are the student's responsibility (Sunday and Saturday)

  • Music/materials for your Thespy IE competition.

  • Phone/device chargers/headphones

  • Umbrella/rain poncho

  • Reusable water bottle /hydration packets 

  • Technology chargers

  • Backpack/tote/messenger bag

  • Notebook and writing utensils

  • Sweater/jacket (for cold indoor spaces)

MEDICATION: - please have ALL medications, including sleeping melatonin, Tylenol, Aleeve, Midol, etc. in ORIGINAL BOTTLES.

  • Please have instructions on dosages and times needed written on a piece of paper inside the bag.

  • Please label the zip-lock bag with the student's first and last name.

  • Do not send full bottles of medication or loose pills. Only pack enough needed for the duration of the trip.

  • Group 1s medication will be collected at the airport prior to departure.
    Group 2s medication will be collected upon arrival in Bloomington.

  • Please be sure to let Mr. Delka know in writing if you have any "self-carry" items like an inhaler or epi-pen, etc.  


TRAVEL IDENTIFICATION CARD (if no drivers license, Bridgeland School ID)


  • We will have full cafeteria services while on campus, but all food/travel expenses/souvenirs/etc. while not on campus will be on your own.

  • I do not have a solid recommendation on how much to bring, as it varies from person to person.  My best guess is about $25 per day. Indiana University Campus is cashless.

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