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Upcoming Performances in Bristol, UK!

International Youth Theater Project’s inaugural session explodes in performance beginning this Friday, March 14th, at The Station in Bristol! The open-mic style event is a precursor to a showing at the Old Vic March 22  at 2:30 pm, and then a

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Poverty, New Media, and the Stage: New-Style Participatory Politics Within Reach?

Reflections on a Bay Area Playwrights Foundation Roundtable by Jean Johnstone, ATAI Founder/ Exec. Director; Executive Director, Teaching Artists Guild This past summer I attended the Bay Area Playwrights Foundation roundtable “Making Theater In A Messed Up World”, moderated by

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Teachers 4 Social Justice Conference

Contributed by Megan Murphy There is much to be said about the concentrated energy of people with a shared purpose. I had the opportunity to attend the Teachers 4 Social Justice (T4SJ) annual conference this weekend and it was good

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Learning From Antigone

  As a high school teacher with a background in theater, I am always excited to teach a play in my English classes. It’s always a slightly different experience with each group of students. I always include a bit of

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Theater Education Drives Innovation: Hong Kong, USA, and the Economics of Arts Education Policy

As a teaching artist, I’ve had the privilege of spending a few years teaching drama, directing performances, and leading workshops in Hong Kong.  It was wonderfully fulfilling, meaningful, and well-compensated work; exactly the sort I struggled to find in the

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