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Theatre Education

Harness the Power of Student Voices

|  by Cory Wilkerson  | Each year when we launch the DemocracyWorks Essay Competition I fondly recall the time it took my students to get me into Pennsylvania state capitol

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Guide to ESSA

EdTA’s ESSA Guide to Theatre Education Opportunities The authorization of a new version of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act ushered in a new era regarding the role of the

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Quick Facts and Figures on Theatre Education

Theatre Education Facts There are nearly 26,000 K-12 school-based theatre programs throughout the United States. 100% of school administrators agreed that theatre programs strengthen students’ creativity skills. Training in acting

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10 Skills that Every Theatre Student Learns

Theatre students: Critically think and problem-solve artistic, academic, and life challenges in both conventional and unconventional ways. Communicate in a variety of playmaking contexts to convey their own ideas and

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Landscape Survey

This series of short articles supplements the Fall 2012 Teaching Theatre (volume 24, number one) report…

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