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  • JUNE 30 WEBINAR – Creating Live Zoom Theatre

    Director Patrick Nims of Zoom Theatre Company, Portland, Oregon, shares the methods he used to create three live theatre productions using Zoom over a ninety day period.  This webinar offers a detailed "how to" for anyone interested in replicating their process.  The webinar will start at 7:30 pm EST and will last 90 minutes with a 30 minute Q & A following the session.  Free to the public on Facebook, EdTA Members may register for the Zoom room to be able to participate in the Q & A.

  • 2 Days to Go! Can’t-Miss Live Events at Virtual ITF

    If you haven’t yet registered for the Virtual International Thespian Festival, wait no longer! The event kicks off Monday with Opening Ceremonies hosted LIVE by Michael James Scott, and featuring a keynote by Kenny Leon and a performance by our all-star Thespian virtual choir. Join your fellow educators in the Teachers’ Lounge for guided discussions on the topics you care about most. Your students can participate in LIVE chats with celebrities via Dramatics Discussions. And don’t miss important panel discussions on racial equity in theatre and education.

Latest Discussion Posts

  • Following. I'm looking at a couple versions of SPOON RIVER and ORPHAN TRAIN. I also think it's possible that a documentary-style piece like THE TRIANGLE FACTORY FIRE PROJECT, THE LARAMIE PROJECT, or AND THEN THEY CAME FOR ME could work in a digital medium. ...

  • Ragtime would be an excellent musical to read as a class and discuss the black/immigrant experience in America at the turn of the 19th century. ------------------------------ Kathryn Chapin Theater Director/Social Studies Teacher Teton County Schools ...

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    BIPOC & LGBTQ+ Plays

    After attending #ThesFest20 and taking the two DEI Panel workshops, I really want to build upon my list of BIPOC & LGBTQ+ Plays to read by BIPOC & LGBTQ+ playwrights.  Any and all recommendations would be appreciated! ​ ------------------------------ ...

  • Hello,  I have seen on the point list how to divy up points for students who write plays, unproduced and produced, but here is the thing.  I have a student who is writing a LOT.  He has written 10 episodes of a screen play and is working with his friends ...

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    RE: Chopping wood

    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 ...

Community Blogs

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...