Open Forum

Announcements

  • Community Tips: Venture Outside of the Open Forum

    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!
  • Job Opening at Your School?

    The new EdTA Career Center is specifically designed to host theatre/theatre education related positions. Email communityhelp@schooltheatre.org for a code to post your first job opening for free.

Latest Discussion Posts

  • Check out Once Upon A Playground and Of Poems, Youth and Spring. Both one acts are heavy female and character driven. Good luck! ------------------------------ Garry Tiller Theatre Arts Teaching Artist Sidwell Friends Washington, DC ---------------- ...

  • If anyone has done this show... Any tips or tricks for getting the grass hats to STAY on their heads and not move around?? We bought pencil boxes but they slide all over the place! ------------------------------ Erika Trahan Kaplan LA ------------- ...

  • 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 used file folders and raffia... cut the folder in half lengthwise, so it will wrap around a kid's head the kids decorated the band with Lion King-ish symbols fold the band in half, lengthwise glue the raffia half way down and fold the bottom half of ...

  • We produced Lion King, Jr. In 2017. Instead of hats as seen on Broadway, we made headbands using pipe cleaners in various shades of green. Best wishes on your production! ------------------------------ Joni McLeod MS Theatre Director, retired Mt Pleasant, ...

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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...