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  • Update: The Six-Minimum Rule

    Troupe directors, if you can’t meet the six-student threshold for your troupe this year, don’t worry. You can still induct your students. Honor those who’ve earned it! Questions? Contact members@schooltheatre.org.

  • MAY 18: THEATRE EDUCATOR PRO PANEL DISCUSSION – Thriving as an API Creative

    In honor of Asian Pacific Heritage Month, EdTA sponsors this panel discussion and conversation especially for students and teachers identifying as Asian/Pacific Islander. On May 18 at 8:00pm EDT, join Mark Drum (actor, blogger, dancer, photographer and EdTA Board Member) as he moderates this panel populated by industry greats.

Latest Discussion Posts

  • Hi! I know of a great little book for anyone interested in the painting aspects of tech theatre. It's called "Painting for Performance" by Sean O'Skea. It's beautiful, to the point with some nice dry humor mixed in. Very accessible to anyone with an interest ...

  • I think our school pivoted quite well when we had to move our Pre K3-12th grade drama/theatre curriculum and classes to 100% virtual learning for SY20-21, but we have just found out that we will be in-person next year.  So glad to be back in the building ...

  • Good morning, We have an opening for the  Technical Director position in our performing arts center. If you know of anyone who may be looking, please send the link and they can contact me with their information. I'm glad to answer any questions you ...

  • 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 ...

  • Hi! I just chartered our my first troupe last year, and I've never had the opportunity to actually be in a troupe myself when I was in school.  I've been directing my middle school's theatre program for about 8 years now, and we have a really strong number ...

Community Blogs

  • 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 ...

  • 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 a different ...