Maryland Thespians, an Educational Theatre Association Affiliate, is dedicated to supporting middle and high school educational theatre programs within public and private institutions throughout the great state of Maryland. Maryland Thespians is the state-wide governing body of the Maryland Chapter of the Educational Theatre Association home to state's chapter of The International Thespian Society comprised of over 100 Troupes state-wide. The International Thespian Society is a non-profit, tax-exempt honorary organization for middle and high school theatre students and is committed to the advancement of educational theatre. To this end, the International Thespian Society publishes Dramatics magazine, sponsors Thespian Festivals and theatre workshops, produces educational materials, and provides college scholarship opportunities for students.
"Nothing can prepare you better for an education or a career in the arts than the International thespian Society!"
- Dorothy DeLucchi, Maryland Thespian Chapter Director