The Michigan Thespians Festival is a great opportunity for students to learn more about all aspects of theater including stage and backstage activities and the possibility of entering individual competitive events.  The list of events is extensive, so for complete details, please check out their website:

Where: Saginaw Valley State University, Saginaw Michigan

When:         Dec 1-3, 2016.  Students will be excused from classes on Friday, Dec. 2 to attend.

West Ottawa vans driven by WO Staff and parent chaperones will leave WOHS South at 5 pm on Dec. 1 and arrive in Saginaw about 10 pm.  Vans will return Dec. 3 about midnight.

Cost:         TOTAL COST= $185.00. Checks payable to WEST OTTAWA DRAMA BOOSTERS.  

County Inn & Suites, 2222 Tittabawassee Rd., Saginaw, MI 48604

A non-refundable deposit of $100 is due on Oct. 28 along with the enrollment form. The balance will be due on Nov. 21, 2016.  Unfortunately, students not paid in full by that date will be removed from the trip.  

Meals are provided in the cost, but a little cash for snacks or souvenirs may be needed.

More details:

Competition Opportunities: Deadline for competition sign-ups is Oct. 31.


Student Name: __________________________________________ Grade:___________________

Student Phone: _____________________________ Student email: _________________________

Parent(s) Phone: __________________________ Parent(s) email: __________________________

Student T-shirt: Adult sizes  ❒ Small    ❒  Medium    ❒  Large         ❒  XL              ❒  2XL        ❒  3XL

Competing for College Scholarship (seniors only)    ❒ Yes    ❒ No    

Competing in Individual events    ❒ Yes    ❒ No    

Amount included:  ❒ Deposit of $100      ❒ Payment in full of $185      ❒ Panther fund payment

Please turn in this completed form with deposit or payment in full to the box in the green room or mail it to: Tracy Galien, 15945 Ryan Drive, Holland, MI 49424

We will need parent chaperones with good driving records to drive the vans and join in on the fun.  The cost for the chaperones will depend on the number of students that sign up. If will are able to chaperone, please sign up below.

Chaperone Parent Name: ___________________________________________________

Chaperone T-shirt: Adult sizes  ❒ Small    ❒  Medium    ❒  Large         ❒  XL              ❒  2XL        ❒  3XL

Any additional information we should be aware of: ______________________________________