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WHS Spotlight Players
The WHS Spotlight Players are Winnacunnet's International Thespian Society, Troupe 4820, a group dedicated to improving our acting skills, widening our theatre horizons and serving our community through a series of events that we put together throughout the year.
From the organization's home page,
“The International Thespian Society has been honoring excellence in the work of theatre students since 1929. Thespian troupes serve students in grades nine through twelve, and Junior Thespian troupes serve students in grades six through eight. There are at present active ITS troupes in more than 3,900 high schools and middle schools, mostly in the United States and Canada. The Society recently inducted its two millionth Thespian.”
Frequently Asked Questions
- What is a thespian?
- A Thespian, in the context of ITS, is someone who has been formally inducted into the Society after accruing 100 hours of service.
- How do I get 100 hours of service?
- Any theatre event in which you participate earns you hours, including plays, festivals, and being on tech crew.