State Keynote

We are excited to announce the keynote speakers for the 2018 State Conference!

Andy and Jan Hunsaker
This  husband and wife dynamic theatre education duo, who have been featured at the Indiana Thespians State Conference in years past, return to be our inaugural keynote speakers!

Jan Shelton Hunsaker

Jan is an Educational Theatre Hall of Fame teacher, and is also an award winning director. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre from Southern Utah University where she also served as the Student Body President. She received her Master’s Degree in Educational Theatre and directing from the University of Utah.  She has directed all over the state of Utah, and has been teaching theatre for 27 years.  She is married to Andrew Hunsaker, and they have 2 adorable daschunds…Gus, and Lily.

Jan will be teaching the workshop "You don't need a MIC!"  Using techniques, students can learn to control the greatest tool they have...their voice!



Andrew Lloyd Hunsaker

Andrew is the current Chapter Director of the Utah Thespians, and serves on two additional boards in the state of Utah for Theatre teachers. He was a professional actor for 10 years before he became a drama teacher. He was a member of Actor’s Equity Association. He has been teaching drama for over 12 years, and loves to share his passion with teenagers. He married his queen 12 years ago, and is so happy to go home to his doxies every night. 

Andy will be teaching the workshop "How do I get the part?"  Come ready to nail your next audition!