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    Did you know there are smaller community groups outside of the Open Forum, targeting specific interests? Maybe you want to learn more about the International Thespian Festival, locate another middle school theatre teacher or provide advice and feedback about EdTA/ITS membership topics. This week's Community Tips blog will tell you exactly how to find and join another community group!
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    Classroom Light lab

    I teach Drama and Theatre at an elementary magnet school and we no longer really use our light setup on our stage, since we use the stage at the district's Performing Arts Centre. I'm wondering about moving some of the lights (like 3 or so) and a small ...

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    One Acts about Love

    Hi! Putting together a Production of One Acts. We have 3 others that are very different, but we love wrapping around the central theme of Life, Love & Death. I would love a light -hearted short piece about Love. Preferably a comedic piece. I have 2 other ...

  • Hi awesome humans! Does anyone teach/know of a year-long musical theatre class for PE credit in California?  If yes, would you be willing to share your info (course description, syllabus, etc.) with me as I try to navigate the waters of adding a supplemental ...

  • I would recommend-- drill two 1/4" holes all the way through the log, split the log, clean any splinters away, re-position the log as one whole piece and insert 1/4" or 1/8" dowels through the holes.  This should keep the pieces together until they need ...

  • We can only use one backdrop for Footloose.  Suggestions? ------------------------------ Melinda Carlson ------------------------------

Community Blogs

  • We recently launched a new Community program called Teaching Artist Directory . This directory is an EdTA members-only benefit that helps you find skilled theatre professionals to lead workshops in your classroom or at an event.  Our latest ...

  • One of the main goals for our Theatre Education Community is to help theatre students and professionals from all over connect and identify with each other in order to build resources and support the theatre education field. We shine a spotlight on a ...

  • This is one part of a  series of blogs  about maximizing your experience with our online Community, not only to help newbies get their bearings but to also help experienced users learn more and take the next steps, or assist others. Today, I'll tell ...

  • Earlier this year, we launched a brand new Community program called Mentor Match . This unique online networking and career development tool is an EdTA members-only benefit that helps you find, connect, and share experiences with others. Our Mentor ...

  • This is one part of a  series of blogs  about maximizing your experience with our online Community, not only to help newbies get their bearings but to also help experienced users learn more and take the next steps, or assist others. Today, I will ...