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  • ATTENTION TROUPE DIRECTORS: ITS Annual Fees are Due Today, October 15, 2021

    Annual fees for your Thespian Troupe are due today, October 15, 2021. If you have not already done so, please login to your troupe account via the membership portal to make a payment. If your troupe requires financial assistance, please consider accessing the Thespian Relief Fund. Please direct all questions about membership to members@schooltheatre.org.
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    Join Producing Director Michael Shann of Casting Spells Productions in an exploration of discovering a career in the entertainment industry on October 19 at 5:00pm ET. A perfect webinar to share with your students as Michael shares his journey and offers practical advice for turning your talents into a career. Theatre Educator Pro webinars are free for members!

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  • Hello all! Now that we have narrowed our production list down to Alice In Wonderland for our spring show, I'd like to know what version has worked best for you? We are a small, new middle school program and are looking for a non-musical adaptation ...

  • Hi all, I was wondering if anyone could give me a quick rundown of the differences in the three versions available for the Wizard of Oz.. Years ago I THINK we did the RSC version, but I wasn't director then so I'm not positive. RSC version Muny Version ...

  • We are producing the non-musical version of A Christmas Story in December 2021.  There is not a props list in the back of the script, and I know I and my stage manager can go through and write down all the props mentioned.  However, does anyone know of ...

  • 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 ...

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