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  • NOV 7: THEATRE EDUCATOR PRO WEBINAR – Creating Safety as Students Engage in Challenging Material

    On November 7 at 7:30pm ET, participants will explore different strategies to use when working with their students on difficult, challenging and dramatic material. Presenters will share strategies and activities they practiced while working with a variety of challenging plays and devised projects (The Yellow Boat by David Saar, The Women of Lockerbie by Deborah Brevoort, Who WIll Carry the Word by Charlotte Delbo and The Laramie Project by the Tectonic Theatre Project.) 

     

  • Have questions about the Thespys program?

    Join us for an info session on Thursday, November 4 at noon ET to learn more the International Thespian Excellence Awards (Thespys).

    Register in advance for this meeting:

    https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZErdeysrTwqEt27cA4bJZGKDPQmIrt1xkAX

    Not available to attend live? We’ll record it for you to review later!

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