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Latest Discussion Posts

  • Hi everyone, Next Wednesday we will be hosting a theatre garage sale as we begin to reduce our costume and prop inventory. All items are priced to sell and are first come first serve. Please bring a shopping bag to help you collect your finds. Costumes ...

  • Hi there, Our Engineering class fabricated the weapons on their 3D printer. The results were lightweight, and after some artful painting, looked great. Debbie West Windsor-Plainsboro HS North ------------------------------ Deborah Goodkin West Windsor-Plainsboro ...

  • Hello and happy summer everyone! I am collecting data for academic purposes only for a doctoral assessment course at Barry University. I will be conducting a needs analysis in order to better understand the challenges of online performance-based assessments ...

  • 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 ...

Community Blogs

  • 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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  • 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 different ...