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  • Hello Everyone, Hope you are all well and staying safe.  As we are preparing to teach from home my district supervisor has asked all drama teachers to develop six lessons that are no more than a 1/2 long and printable on one sheet of paper (one side only). ...

  • Good morning, everyone!  As we are hibernating, I have assigned my advanced theatre kids an assignment where they have to write and perform a play, portraying all of the characters themselves.  We had spent the semester working on character development, ...

  • Good morning all! I had a production planned of Arsenic and Old Lace for May 8 and 9. Right now, we are scheduled to return May 4th. If that happens, I foresee a staged reading of the play, but just in case, I am considering another alternative. I ...

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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 ...

  • I’m starting to ponder next year, too. I also announce at our late May Thespian Induction so I’m trying to figure out how to hold that virtually (if our state doesn’t go back as planned) and determine a flexible season, just in case. Lots of great shows ...

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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 ...

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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 a ...