EdTA Events

The Educational Theatre Association’s events provide the resources and instruction students and educators need to grow.

2022 Featured Event: International Thespian Festival

International Thespian Festival starts June 20, 2022!

Ready for a ton of fun?

EdTA’s events offer practical, hands-on instruction from experts in theatre education, networking opportunities with professionals from across the country, performance opportunities for students, information for educators on education reform, and access to a wide variety of colleges and universities as well as businesses. EdTA strives to cultivate a vibrant, diverse, and prestigious community around theatre education.
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Thespys®

The International Thespian Excellence Awards bring talent to the stage like never before!

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International Thespian Festival

Our premiere annual student event is jam-packed with things to see and do!

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Theatre Education Conference

Calling all theatre educators: Don't miss this yearly event!

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Chapter Leadership Summit

Our chapter leaders come together to network, plan, and focus.

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Upcoming Events

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May 2022
May 25
25 May All day
JumpStart Theatre Performance: Madagascar A Musical Adventure JR.
Duke Ellington Conservatory of Music and Art, Detroit, MI United States
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May 26
26 May All day
JumpStart Theatre Performance: Aladdin JR.
Los Coches Creek Middle School, El Cajon, CA United States
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May 26
26 May All day
JumpStart Theatre Performance: The Lion King Experience
Spain Elementary-Middle School, Detroit, MI United States
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Event News

There's Still Time to Register for the International Thespian Festival!

Don’t miss out on the premier annual event for Thespians! ITF is full of workshops, performances, competitions, exhibitions, college auditions and much more!

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