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    Hello Fellow Theatre Ed Teachers, I work with a group of special needs students and next semester we are wanting to work on a short play or two.  The special ed teacher would like it if we could do plays ... More

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    I have heard of a popular lesson plan for teaching stage lighting using M&Ms and gels. If you have this lesson plan would you please share? I need more than just a quick description of the activity. ... More

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    Hi! I'd love to choose a play for next fall that the kids can relate to but that isn't too cliche (aka no "high school is hard I feel angsty"-type shows). Any suggestion for stories the kids will ... 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

November 2018 cover of Teaching Theatre.

Teaching Theatre

The November 2018 Teaching Theatre revives the Graduate School Directory for educators and offers advice for mentoring both playwrights and directors, establishing troupe traditions, and using experimental "Headspace" theatre in the classroom. Read more.

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    EdTA Advocacy Update December 4, 2018   The Advocacy Update is where you can find current national and state ...