Category: Theatre Education

Ten teachers headshots reflect the recipients of EdTA's 2022 Awards
EdTA News

Announcing 2022 EdTA Award Recipients

Eleven Individuals, Four Schools Celebrated for High Achievements in Theatre Education Each year, the EdTA honors the achievements of individuals and theatre programs with special awards presented in recognition of

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Grace Kelly Scholarship Winners 2022
Grants, Scholarships and Awards

Announcing 2022 EdTA Scholarship Recipients

Educational funding of $49,750 Awarded to Students in Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Kansas, Missouri, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, Virginia, Washington, and British Columbia The Educational Theatre Association annually recognizes student

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A presenter leads a group of teachers in a theatre workshop.
Theatre Education

Who’s the Best Theatre Teacher You Know?

Nominate an outstanding educator for an EdTA award Over the past two years, theatre teachers have shown incredible creativity, resilience, innovation, and dedication to keep their programs going. For some,

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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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Theatre Education

Not a Hair Out of Place

By Kimberly Uslin THE WORLD OF WIGS is complicated but crucial. After all, it’s unlikely that a good wig will garner any attention, but a bad one makes any production

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Theatre Education

2021 Play Survey

Top 10 High School Musicals, 2020-21 1. The Addams Family Credits:  book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice  music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa   Licensing: TRW Visit the website 2. You’re a Good

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Theatre Education

Spring cleaning

It’s almost summer and theatre teachers can finally start thinking about something other than grades, scripts, and rehearsals. But wait a minute: before you put the ghost light on stage,

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Theatre Education

Directing the chorus

It takes more than lead actors to create a successful musical By Joe Deer Performing in a large-scale musical can be one of the most enduring and powerful learning experiences

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Infographic showing the 2020 play survey results
Theatre Education

2020 Play Survey

According to the annual school play survey conducted by EdTA, The Addams Family, Clue, and Check Please received top billing for the most produced musical, full-length play, and short play, during the 2019-20 school year,

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