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  • We are doing our fall play outside on a 16 x 16 stage. We have these lighting trees (which are foreign to me).  Any advice on how to use these or what would be best to use instead? ------------------------------ Jen Arellano ------------- ...

  • Hey all … we are doing Little Women the musical this fall and we are struggling with the kite effect at the beach. We have a decent sized auditorium and stage space but no fly space or cat walk. Just wondering if anyone has come up with a clever low cost ...

  • I am trying to find a play that is successful with a young audience. I am hoping to do an annual play for the community so that young kids can come and see a performance that is geared towards them. I teach at the high school level.  The other local high ...

  • We are producing the non-musical version of A Christmas Story in December 2021.  There is not a props list in the back of the script, and I know I and my stage manager can go through and write down all the props mentioned.  However, does anyone know of ...

  • I just looked back at my rehearsal schedule from a production I did in the fall of 2018. We rehearsed for a total of 9 weeks. I haven't looked at the calendar between now and Valentine's Day. I will say it can be frustrating to rehearse during the winter ...

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  • Free money for theatre education (almost) Now that I have your attention, here’s what I want to talk about: federal funding for theatre education programs. That’s right—money from Washington that can actually come directly to your program. This is ...

  • The Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) is looking for 20-25 theatre educators, currently teaching in the classroom, who would be willing to create ten model lesson plans illustrating the ways in which theatre education can teach social and emotional ...

  • When it comes to deciding where to go for your college education, you may be torn between two or more top universities and colleges for students. You probably also realize that you need all of the top education that you can get since this will mean a ...

  • It has been a year like no other in education. As a theatre educator, like all other teachers, the pandemic demanded that you pivot your instruction and do your best to ensure meaningful learning outcomes for your students -- whether in a virtual, hybrid, ...

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