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  • HI All, It looks like our fall play will be going up on Halloween weekend.  I'm looking for recommendations of non-musical Halloween-themed plays, ideally with lots of good female roles.  Can be comic or just plain scary. Thanks for your recommendations! ...

  • Hey Everyone! I have two questions for you all: 1. Has anyone done their NBCT (National Board Certification) in ELA while teaching theatre? Is it doable without taking on teaching an English class (I do not want to grade essays on top of rehearsals!)? ...

  • If anyone is planning to perform South Pacific, the Hershey Area Playhouse has props for sale! Contact Jennifer Feldser at cendrillion00@yahoo.com Virus-free. www.avast.com

  • Hello All! We are planning on holding evening outdoor performances for our school productions. I was wondering if you had any information you could give me on what you have used in the past for   lighting an outdoor evening performance. I am specifically ...

  • Good morning, One of my students got a call back to NYU for musical theater.  She has a great range... amazing top. 3 songs from different eras. Suggestions for ballad?! And any contrasting songs if you'd like. ------------------------------ Melinda ...

Community Blogs

  • 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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  • 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 different ...