Jr. Opening Number

Middle Schools from around Georgia have the opportunity to perform in Georgia Thespians Junior Conference Opening Number. Students and schools kick off the entire conference with excitement for an entire weekend.

We are excited to showcase your talent virtually in 2021 and IGNITE our audience.


All videos will need to be submitted to natalie.pass@gathespians.org by January 17th. 

Interested Troupes will pick a song from the song list below, rehearse the piece, film it, and edit it.

Filming Criteria

  • Please wear all black in your recording. Accessories and small costume pieces are allowed. 
  • You may just video your performance in a continual fashion or you can film it in a more elaborate way and splice it together.  This is a great place to use your tech students to help with the filming and editing part of your video.  
  • Your tech students could also do lighting for your piece. Please be sure that your lighting is good. 
  • Film in a quiet place and make sure that the sound quality is great.
  • Please make sure we can see as many faces as possible. 
  • Please film horizontally and not vertically.


  • Electricity – Billy Elliot
  • The Greatest Show – The Greatest Showman
  • When I Grow Up – Matilda
  • Hakuna Matata – The Lion King
  • How Far I’ll Go – Moana
  • We’re All In This Together – High School Musical
  • All-Star – Smash Mouth
  • Don’t Stop Me Now – Queen
  • The World Will Know – Newsies
  • Summer Nights – Grease
  • What I was Born To Do – Bring It On
  • Louder Than Words – Tik Tik Boom
  • Let It Go – Frozen
  • Blackout – In The HeightsOne Day More – Les Misérables