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    Hello! Can you go to the neighborhood and local schools and invite a few students to audition for the role? We are in rehearsal for that show and it opens next week. We have a 7th grade portraying that ... More

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    I'm looking for a new idea for auditions, for a non-musical. I could do cold readings of scenes or prepared monologues but I'm looking for something else to see how they interpret characters, make strong ... More

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    This is for all those middle school teachers out there... This year I am back in middle school after several years away. IT started out with 15 students that signed up to take the class. We began work ... More


December 2018 Dramatics cover


Our annual Dramatics Summer Theatre Directory offers advice on succeeding at a unified audition and dealing with technical difficulties. Also featured are two new Playworks scripts and a profile of playwright and Thespian Playworks alum Max Posner. Read more.

Teaching Theatre

January 2019 cover of Teaching Theatre.

Teaching Theatre

New year, new classroom edition of Teaching Theatre! Help your performers act “from the gut” and your playwrights adapt short stories for the stage with new lesson plans. The January issue also offers tips on developing a theatre course for special-needs students and maximizing classroom efficiency through better space planning. Read more.

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    EdTA Advocacy Update January 15, 2019   The Advocacy Update is where you can find current national and state ...