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  • Announcing the First Ever Virtual International Thespian Festival

    On March 27, Indiana University, the site of our International Thespian Festival, informed EdTA it is canceling all summer activities on campus. This means that ITF 2020 cannot take place as an in-person gathering. But the show must go on! EdTA is proud to introduce the first-ever Virtual International Thespian Festival, coming in June 2020.
  • EdTA Update: COVID-19

    New Updates as of March 25, 2020:

    • Member Support
    • International Thespian Festival
    • Online Resources You Can Use Now
    • Licensing Updates: Streaming Rights, Postponements, and Cancellation Options

Latest Discussion Posts

  • Has anyone come up with a good way to collect librettos that were checked out to students? I already contacted my admin to ask how they are going to want to handle this (figuring they have so many questions I should ask now and expect a fairly lengthy ...

  • Distance Ensemble Experiences for Theatre Educators and their Students Session Four March 31, 2020 The experiences detailed can be used for Warmups, Collaboration, Cool Downs. Students experience the 21st Century Skills-Creative Thinking, Critical Thinking, ...

  • My students always joke that I know everyone, which is by no means accurate, and I'm putting it to the test! With all of this downtime and the downtime that is occurring with my friends in the non education theatre field, I have reached out to a few ...

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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 ...

  • This is an amazing invite. Thank you very much, Kimberly, for inviting other theater teachers in! How cool! You are making the most of this time, and I appreciate your sharing...am in St. Louis, and will lurk on FB!!! ------------------------------ Amy ...

Community Blogs

  • I am not a teacher. But I have worked with many teachers over the past thirty-plus years, trying to support the heroic efforts they put forth day after day, year after year towards ensuring that every student has an opportunity to do their very best. ...

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  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

    1 person recommends this.
  • 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 ...