2018 maryland state thespian festival

Room & board


Towson University Marriott Hotel
10 Burke Avenue, Towson, MD, 21214
Discounted Room Rate: $99


The Towson University Marriott Hotel is the official hotel of the 2018 State Thespian Festival. Boasting intuitive service, spacious hotel suites, and first-rate amenities, the Towson University Marriott Conference Hotel provides an ideal backdrop for the 2018 State Thespian Festival. Perfectly placed next to the campus of Towson University, the hotel offers the following amenities:

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary continental breakfast
  • Private balconies
  • Fully equipped kitchens
  • Separate areas for living, sleeping, and dining
  • Wide selections of in-room entertainment.
  • On-site dining at the hotel's signature restaurant
  • 24-hour fitness center. 

Festival attendees receive a discounted nightly rate of $99 per room. The Towson University Marriott Hotel will serve as host for judges, guest artists, students, and troupe directors from across the great state of Maryland. Troupe Directors, judges, and teaching artists may either book online below or call the hotel directly to make your room reservations. When speaking with the reservation staff, you must mention that you are interested in the special rate as negotiated by Maryland Thespians. Rooms sell out quickly so early booking is strongly encouraged.  



Please note that there is no luggage storage available at The Maryland State Thespian Festival. Please plan to leave your luggage and/or belongings in your vehicles, busses, etc. and/or at the Festival Hotel prior to the start of Festival if you are staying overnight.


Four (4) meals per registered festival delegate (lunch and dinner for both festival days) are included with the festival registration fee. Should you also be staying at the host hotel, a complimentary continental breakfast is included with your discounted room rate and would allow for all meals to be provided for. Towson University's catering service offers both a cold and hot buffet menu anyone can enjoy including (but not limited to and/or guaranteed): pizza, chicken fingers, hamburgers, hot dogs, a salad bar, vegetarian options, various hot and cold entrees, deserts and beverages. Unfortunately, we are unable to offer special meal choices for participants with food allergies.


Shuttle Bus Passes are available for troupes staying at the host hotel and allow for quick and easy access to and from the festival venue. Shuttle Bus passes cost just $5 per person. Only those participants with a Shuttle Bus Pass will be allowed to board the shuttle. You can purchase these online through our online registration system. 


Parking at festival is of each individuals/schools own responsibility. Buses may park in the designated parking lot free of charge. However, parking passes are not available for purchase from Maryland Thespians. In addition, all delegates staying at the host hotel must comply with the parking policy of the hotel. Students are not permitted to drive on their own to the host hotel and/or Towson University.