Author: Anita Martin

Anita Martin is managing editor of Dramatics and Teaching Theatre at the Educational Theatre Association.

Five Questions with <br/>Keith Peacock

Five Questions with
Keith Peacock

ITO looks back on events, livestreams, and Thespian “family”

Jul 08, 2020

Guardians of Movement

Guardians of Movement

Dance captains are unsung heroes of choreography

Jul 06, 2020

Five Questions with Sam Kaplan

Five Questions with Sam Kaplan

Thespian Playworks winner on theatre for social change

Jul 01, 2020

Changing Lives

Changing Lives

Stephen Schwartz honors Corey Mitchell with inaugural award

Jun 26, 2020

Five Questions with <br/>Anna Hastings

Five Questions with
Anna Hastings

ITO and lifelong performer has family tradition of giving back

Jun 17, 2020

Festival Profile: <em>Lost in Yonkers</em>

Festival Profile: Lost in Yonkers

Troupe 3964 finds family in high-stakes dramatic comedy

Jun 16, 2020

Festival Profile: <em>Quilters</em>

Festival Profile: Quilters

Troupe 6826 proves the whole is greater than the sum of its parts

Jun 15, 2020

Festival Profile: <br/><em>Something Rotten!</em>

Festival Profile:
Something Rotten!

Thespian Troupe 4982 served up comedic rhythm and fun

Jun 08, 2020

Festival Profile: <em>The Spitfire Grill</em>

Festival Profile: The Spitfire Grill

Marcus High School Thespians transformed by powerful musical

May 19, 2020

Five Questions with Nic Fallacaro

Five Questions with Nic Fallacaro

ITO on passion, leadership, and enjoying the ride

May 18, 2020

Going the distance

Going the distance

School theatre rehearsals move online

May 13, 2020

Festival Profile: <em>Guys and Dolls</em>

Festival Profile: Guys and Dolls

Indiana Thespians bring authentic choices to a beloved classic

May 12, 2020

Aliens, Scientists, Show Choirs

Aliens, Scientists, Show Choirs

Dreamland premieres at Salina South High School

Apr 29, 2020

Dancing Through Life

Dancing Through Life

Resources for online dance instruction

Apr 28, 2020

Five Questions with <br/>Sarah Lina Sparks

Five Questions with
Sarah Lina Sparks

Thespian Playworks winner on the therapeutic nature of writing

Apr 20, 2020

Quiz: Tech Terms

Quiz: Tech Terms

Check your basic technical theatre literacy

Apr 14, 2020

Staying Connected to Theatre   ... at Home

Staying Connected to Theatre ... at Home

Send suggestions for a roundup of ideas for Thespians, by Thespians

Mar 25, 2020

DIY Hip-Hop Theatre

DIY Hip-Hop Theatre

Write a hip-hop musical theatre number in four easy steps

Feb 18, 2020

Mark Your Calendar for TIOS

Mark Your Calendar for TIOS

Prepare your Theatre in Our Schools Month game plan

Feb 10, 2020

Tech Challenge Champs

Tech Challenge Champs

Arkansas has long dominated this event at ITF

Jan 28, 2020

Quiz: Songs of Longing

Quiz: Songs of Longing

Can you identify these “I want” songs from popular musicals?

Jan 21, 2020

Game Changer

Game Changer

2019 Send a Troupe grantees on attending their first ITF

Jan 13, 2020

Nominate Your Inspiring Teacher

Nominate Your Inspiring Teacher

EdTA accepting applications for Inspirational Theatre Educator Awards

Dec 09, 2019

Changing the Tune, Changing the Time, 2000-19

Changing the Tune, Changing the Time, 2000-19

Celebrating 90 years of Thespians

Nov 19, 2019

Never Forget

Never Forget

Troupe visited by man behind Laramie Project character

Oct 23, 2019

Their Place to Shine

Their Place to Shine

Backstage at the 2019 International Thespian Festival

Oct 15, 2019

Broadway Connections

Broadway Connections

Thespians clinch original Bonnie and Clyde set, costumes

Aug 14, 2019

Boxing Gloves, Birthday Candles

Boxing Gloves, Birthday Candles

Liliana Padilla takes on sexual violence and healing

Aug 12, 2019

2019 Annual Play Survey

2019 Annual Play Survey

Top 10 lists include four newly licensed productions

Aug 06, 2019

Connecting With Your Roots

Connecting With Your Roots

Somerville’s Holy Broth brings everyone to the table

Jul 03, 2019

Stopping Was Not an Option

Stopping Was Not an Option

Thespians of the Western Pacific Islands rebuild after Super Typhoon Yutu

Apr 30, 2019

The Power of Speaking Up

The Power of Speaking Up

Thespian alum on why theatre is as important as sports

Mar 01, 2019

Jennifer Ashley Tepper Upgrades <em>Be More Chill</em>

Jennifer Ashley Tepper Upgrades Be More Chill

Broadway historian makes Broadway history

Feb 04, 2019

View from the top

View from the top

International Thespian Festival 2018 main stage

Oct 01, 2018

2018 Annual Play Survey

2018 Annual Play Survey

The results are in!

Aug 01, 2018

Teacher Wins Tony Award

Teacher Wins Tony Award

Herzfeld earns Excellence in Theatre Education Award

Aug 01, 2018