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    Intro to MT Lesson

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    Hi!  Looking to change things up...I have one period to introduce Musical Theatre, before diving into West Side Story.  Does anyone have an active and engaging lesson that you use to introduce the genre? ... More

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    IE lesson plans

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    Has anyone taken all the resources posted on the EdTA site to create lesson plans on preparing for IE events? We work on IEs in my advanced drama classes, but I feel I only do an adequate job until I get ... More

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    I have a unit in my beginning drama class at the very end of the semester called I Wanna Be a Producer. During the unit there are lessons of how to choose a season, what a budget looks like and why it ... More


October 2018 Dramatics cover


The October Dramatics features a College Theatre Guide, including our latest college index and articles on audition strategies, monologue resources, and theatre union membership — in addition to a photo gallery of the 2018 International Thespian Festival. Read more.

Teaching Theatre

September 2018 cover of Teaching Theatre.

Teaching Theatre

The September issue of Teaching Theatre features a Q&A with Tony Award-winner Melody Herzfeld, director of Thespian Troupe 4879 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (Parkland, Fla.), as well as stories on school theatre as a conduit for inclusion and positive social impact.  Read more.

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    EdTA Advocacy Update October 9 th , 2018   The Advocacy Update is where you can find current national and state ...