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  • JAN 21: MEMBER MEET UP – Topic: Ideas for Engaging Online Learners

    Seeing a blank screen? Join New York City Theatre teacher and playwright Erin Moughon-Smith as she shares tips and ideas for engaging students reluctant to turn those cameras on. Also joining us will be playwright and director Michael Bigelow Dixon who will share a unique performance opportunity perfect for Zoom - Headspace Theatre (https://www.headspacetheatre.com/).
  • JAN 26: THEATRE EDUCATOR PRO WEBINAR – Culturally Inclusive Teaching: Creating an Action Plan

    In this ninety-minute session, you will work with educator Joshua Rashon Streeter to learn how to create a plan of action to guide culturally inclusive teaching in your classroom. Together, we will identify steps a teacher can take to unpack their own practice and re-think their curriculum and methods.

Latest Discussion Posts

  • We are building a new performing arts center and considering flexible seating for the blackbox. Has anyone used varying height audience chairs instead of risers? What are the pros and cons? Thanks for your help!

  • Hello friends: I'm a first year high school Theatre teacher.....that's finally catching up.  The school has had a small ITS troupe...and I would like to get it rolling again.....and induct some new members.  Does anyone have a one page introductory letter ...

  • We will be performing GODSPELL this spring (fingers crossed) while observing all safety precautions including a six-foot distance between actors. Has anyone else performed the crucifixion with this challenge?  If so, I'd love to hear what you did. ------------------------------ ...

  • Hi! I just chartered our my first troupe last year, and I've never had the opportunity to actually be in a troupe myself when I was in school.  I've been directing my middle school's theatre program for about 8 years now, and we have a really strong number ...

  • 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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  • 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 ...

  • 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 different ...

  • 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 different ...

  • 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 ...