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    I have managed to go 5 years teaching middle and high school without making the kids kiss.Well, last year in a comedic quick moment, we pulled one off. But it was still a huge deal. Otherwise I have been ... More

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    I could use some feedback on ordering resources for my advanced drama class. I do not need a textbook. My drama class includes 10-12th grade; all students after Drama 1 are in the same class so I rotate ... More

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    My assistant director and I are looking to purchase some sort of headsets to allow communication between backstage and our sound booth. We had some at one point but they required new batteries every 30 ... More


February 2019 Dramatics cover


In our February issue, we share insider stories from two Thespian alumni: Be More Chill producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper and Hamilton cast member Phillip Johnson-Richardson. You can also read a concise history of dance in musical theatre and get a glimpse of life at the International Thespian Festival. 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 February 12, 2019   The Advocacy Update is where you can find current national and state ...