Our Mission Statement
We strive to provide a safe and educational space for all students to have a place to learn responsibility, respect, and teamwork; in building this atmosphere, we teach students real world skills of dedication, perseverance, and collaboration. Finally we develop artists that provide a wide range of performing and technical art to the community of Durango, Colorado.
Durango High School
The mission of Durango High School, a community-based partnership, is to ensure each student develops the positive character attributes and academic excellence necessary to compete and contribute in the global community, by providing tailored, engaging, and relevant educational opportunities within a safe and healthy environment.
International Thespian Society
The International Thespian Society (ITS) is the Educational Theatre Association’s student honorary organization. ITS recognizes the achievements of high school and middle school theatre students. Since 1929, EdTA has inducted more than 2 million Thespians into ITS. That number continues to grow, with more than 36,000 students from around the country being inducted each year.
Colorado Thespian Conference
The Colorado State Thespian Society will be hosting their 51st annual high school theatre conference December 3-6, 2015 at the Colorado Convention Center and the Hyatt Regency Hotel, located in the heart of the Denver Performing Arts community. If you are interested in supporting the students to attend this conference please speak to any thespian about donation through patron tickets and sponsorships.