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Category: EdTA News

Thespians singing on stage at the International Thespian Festival
EdTA News

New Grant for ITF Student Leadership Program

Broadway Licensing is underwriting a new Send A Leader Diversity Grant for the 2020 International Thespian Festival’s (ITF) Student Leadership Program. The Student Leadership Program is offered to student Thespians

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Get to Know the 2020 Board Candidates

 The slate of candidates for the 2020 Educational Theatre Association Board of Directors election has been finalized. The filing period for ballot petitions has expired without any petitions having been

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EdTA Award Applications Now Open

The Educational Theatre Association offers a variety of options to recognize individuals or schools making outstanding contributions to the field of theatre education. The application process for the 2019-2020 school

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EdTA News

Introducing Monthly Town Hall Webinars

EdTA is launching a series of monthly webinars to help members make the most of their membership. Hosted by Executive Director Julie Cohen Theobald and featuring different guest speakers from the

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Infographic showing the 2019 play survey results
EdTA News

81st Annual (2019) EdTA High School Play Survey

According to the annual high school play survey conducted by EdTA, The Addams Family; Almost, Maine; and Check Please received top billing for the most produced musical, full-length play, and short play, respectively, during

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EdTA News

2019 Honor Chapters

The Educational Theatre Association established the Honor Chapter Program to recognize those chapters that do tremendous work and deserve acknowledgment for their high level of excellence. The following chapters were recognized

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Thespians singing on stage at the International Thespian Festival
EdTA News

New EdTA Board Leadership Term Begins

Gai Laing Jones  of Ojai, Calif. is beginning her two-year term as President of the Educational Theatre Association board. Jones was elected in 2016 and served as vice president from 2017

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Events

ITS 90th

In 2019, the International Thespian Society marks the 90th anniversary of its founding with a yearlong celebration of the power of theatre to instill confidence, empathy, and compassion to build

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