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    Spelling Bee

    Has anyone done Spelling Bee with an intermission? Have you done it without the audience participation? -- Charles Puetzer Math Department Stage Manager Michigan City High School 8466 W Pahs Road Michigan City, IN 46360 (219) 873-2044, ...

  • I directed "Steel Magnolias" a number of years ago, and it turned out to be one of my best productions.  Here's what I remember were MUSTS for its success:  Your ladies must develop mature characters in terms of outlook, goals, gestures, mannerisms. Your ...

  • Hi all,  My name is Dac Cederberg, I'm a brand new baby High School Drama Teacher. I have been working on selecting our fall show, and I would love your recommendations on scripts to read and consider! It's taking a lot of my time to sort through all ...

  • Hello All! We are planning on holding evening outdoor performances for our school productions. I was wondering if you had any information you could give me on what you have used in the past for   lighting an outdoor evening performance. I am specifically ...

  • Good morning, One of my students got a call back to NYU for musical theater.  She has a great range... amazing top. 3 songs from different eras. Suggestions for ballad?! And any contrasting songs if you'd like. ------------------------------ Melinda ...

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  • Free money for theatre education (almost) Now that I have your attention, here’s what I want to talk about: federal funding for theatre education programs. That’s right—money from Washington that can actually come directly to your program. This is ...

  • The Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) is looking for 20-25 theatre educators, currently teaching in the classroom, who would be willing to create ten model lesson plans illustrating the ways in which theatre education can teach social and emotional ...

  • When it comes to deciding where to go for your college education, you may be torn between two or more top universities and colleges for students. You probably also realize that you need all of the top education that you can get since this will mean a ...

  • 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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