Author: Christa Skiles

Christa Skiles is the managing editor, digital publications for the Educational Theatre Association.

Amplifying Unheard Voices

Amplifying Unheard Voices

New grant supports diversity in student leadership

Feb 26, 2020

Chapter Shoutout: Michigan

Chapter Shoutout: Michigan

Thespians at 2019 MiFest say, “You Matter to Me”

Feb 25, 2020

Quiz: Jukebox Musicals

Quiz: Jukebox Musicals

Test your knowledge of these popular shows

Feb 24, 2020

Five Questions with Goudsmit and Reinert

Five Questions with Goudsmit and Reinert

Collaborators explain the “glorious chaos” of Thespian Musicalworks

Feb 19, 2020

Chapter Shoutout: Colorado

Chapter Shoutout: Colorado

Thespians describe 55th annual conference as uplifting and inspiring

Feb 12, 2020

Quiz: Be My Valentine

Quiz: Be My Valentine

Show your love for these Broadway musical couples

Feb 05, 2020

ITF Goes Home

ITF Goes Home

ITF returns to IU bigger and better than ever

Feb 03, 2020

Where Magic Takes Them

Where Magic Takes Them

Thespian technicians go behind the scenes at Disneyland

Jan 29, 2020

Five Questions with <br>Nicholas Edwards

Five Questions with
Nicholas Edwards

Frozen alum says you never stop being a student

Jan 22, 2020

Five Questions with <br/>Anthony Cason

Five Questions with
Anthony Cason

Oklahoma! actor encourages Thespians to listen to intuition

Jan 06, 2020

Thespian Throwback: Milestones and Momentum

Thespian Throwback: Milestones and Momentum

Wrapping up our 90th anniversary celebration

Dec 19, 2019

Five Questions with <br/>Breanna Spink

Five Questions with
Breanna Spink

Thespian alum encourages writers to find their space

Dec 17, 2019

Five Questions with <br/>Cody Renard Richard

Five Questions with
Cody Renard Richard

Thespian alum on bringing your authentic self to the room

Dec 16, 2019

Unleashing Superpowers

Unleashing Superpowers

ITOs get leadership lessons from Disney

Dec 10, 2019

Quiz: Grammy Time

Quiz: Grammy Time

What do you know about the 2020 Grammy-nominated cast albums?

Nov 26, 2019

Thespians Onstage Fall 2019

Thespians Onstage Fall 2019

New school year brings new shows

Nov 18, 2019

Five Questions with<br/> Meredith Lucio

Five Questions with
Meredith Lucio

Producer finds the things that make you different make you strong

Nov 04, 2019

Cosplay Creations

Cosplay Creations

Build your own costumes in five easy steps

Oct 30, 2019

Quiz: Monster Mash

Quiz: Monster Mash

Test your knowledge of these perfect-for-Halloween musicals

Oct 29, 2019

Five Questions with Gabi Garcia

Five Questions with Gabi Garcia

Thespian playwright explores the world through many lenses

Oct 28, 2019

Quiz: Broadway Mythology

Quiz: Broadway Mythology

Do you know Hadestown’s classical origins?

Oct 16, 2019

What’s Your Dream?

What’s Your Dream?

Share your dream theatre job or role

Oct 02, 2019

If You Can Walk, You Can Dance

If You Can Walk, You Can Dance

Five steps for beginners

Oct 01, 2019

Five Questions with Suki Lopez

Five Questions with Suki Lopez

Sesame Street star on working with childhood friends

Sep 25, 2019

Shape Thespian Stories

Shape Thespian Stories

Join our Student Editorial Advisory Board

Sep 24, 2019

Five Questions with <br/>Matthew Troillett

Five Questions with
Matthew Troillett

Broadway publicist on saying yes to opportunity

Sep 20, 2019

Five Questions with Rachel Bloom

Five Questions with Rachel Bloom

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend brings musical theatre to TV

Sep 09, 2019

Quiz: 2019 Emmy Crossover

Quiz: 2019 Emmy Crossover

Celebrate theatre stars competing for TV’s highest honor

Sep 06, 2019

Championing Hope

Championing Hope

Tony winner Susan Stroman on The Scottsboro Boys

Aug 30, 2019

Five Questions with <br/>Esther Povitsky

Five Questions with
Esther Povitsky

Thespian alum and Alone Together star on deciding to have courage

Aug 26, 2019

Five Questions with Shreya Muju

Five Questions with Shreya Muju

Thespian alum on work ethic and following your dreams

Aug 21, 2019

Thespian Throwback: Thespians Onstage 1970s

Thespian Throwback: Thespians Onstage 1970s

Browse popular high school productions of the past

Aug 08, 2019

Quiz: Theatre in the 1960s and ‘70s

Quiz: Theatre in the 1960s and ‘70s

Test your knowledge of iconic shows

Aug 07, 2019

Where He Belongs

Where He Belongs

Grey Henson on being the person you want to work with

Aug 05, 2019

Five Questions with Andrew Lippa

Five Questions with Andrew Lippa

Thespian alum on proving your critics wrong

Aug 02, 2019

How They Spent Summer Vacation

How They Spent Summer Vacation

New ITOs share tips from Theatre Education Advocacy Day

Jul 31, 2019