Author: Christa Skiles

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

Five Questions with Drew Seeley

Five Questions with Drew Seeley

Variety is the secret to success for Thespian alum

Jul 15, 2019

Thespian Throwback: Thespians Onstage 1960s

Thespian Throwback: Thespians Onstage 1960s

View popular Thespian shows 50 years ago

Jul 04, 2019

Quiz: Screen to Stage

Quiz: Screen to Stage

How well do you know these musicals based on movies?

Jul 02, 2019

Five Questions with <br/>Dan Knechtges

Five Questions with
Dan Knechtges

Alum urges Thespians to be passionate, curious, and resourceful

Jul 01, 2019

Showcasing Student Writers

Showcasing Student Writers

Recapping the 2019 ITF’s Saturday

Jun 29, 2019

Thespians Get Chill

Thespians Get Chill

Recapping the 2019 ITF’s Friday

Jun 29, 2019

Tech, Tonys, and Laughter

Tech, Tonys, and Laughter

Recapping the 2019 ITF’s Thursday

Jun 28, 2019

Festival’s Got Talent

Festival’s Got Talent

Recapping the 2019 ITF’s Wednesday

Jun 27, 2019

Thespians Bring It

Thespians Bring It

Recapping the 2019 ITF’s Tuesday

Jun 26, 2019

A Place Thespians Shine

A Place Thespians Shine

Recapping the 2019 ITF’s Monday

Jun 25, 2019

Five Questions with John Bush

Five Questions with John Bush

ITO finds community in Thespian membership

Jun 21, 2019

Festival Preview: <em>Bright Star</em>

Festival Preview: Bright Star

Virginia Thespians make new musical accessible to high schools

Jun 19, 2019

Five Questions with Angela Lovelace

Five Questions with Angela Lovelace

ITO urges dreaming with eyes wide open

Jun 14, 2019

Festival Preview: <em>She Kills Monsters</em>

Festival Preview: She Kills Monsters

Missouri troupe explores fantasy role playing in action-packed show

Jun 12, 2019

Quiz: Theatre in the 1940s and ’50s

Quiz: Theatre in the 1940s and ’50s

Test your knowledge of iconic shows

Jun 11, 2019

Five Questions with Frances Louise Timberlake

Five Questions with Frances Louise Timberlake

Thespian alum on listening

Jun 07, 2019

Festival Preview: <em>26 Pebbles</em>

Festival Preview: 26 Pebbles

Pennsylvania Thespians tell story of hope and community

Jun 05, 2019

What You Need to Know About the 2019 Tony Awards

What You Need to Know About the 2019 Tony Awards

Celebrate Thespian nominees

Jun 03, 2019

Passion, Dedication, and Drive

Passion, Dedication, and Drive

Thespians share love for their theatre teachers

May 31, 2019

Festival Preview: <em>Bring It On</em>

Festival Preview: Bring It On

Kansas Thespians bring high school politics and high stakes cheerleading center stage

May 29, 2019

Five Questions with Aleis Work

Five Questions with Aleis Work

ITO encourages Thespians to break down walls

May 28, 2019

Five Questions with Audrey Burgoon

Five Questions with Audrey Burgoon

ITO encourages Thespians to explore outside their box

May 24, 2019

Festival Preview: <em>Peter and the Starcatcher</em>

Festival Preview: Peter and the Starcatcher

Maryland Thespians journey to Neverland

May 22, 2019

Five Questions with Emily Martin

Five Questions with Emily Martin

ITO chair on the importance of connecting

May 17, 2019

Festival Preview: <em>Xanadu</em>

Festival Preview: Xanadu

Alabama Thespians embrace lighthearted fun on roller skates

May 15, 2019

Falling in Love with Theatre

Falling in Love with Theatre

Share your favorite show memories

May 14, 2019

Thespians Onstage Spring 2019

Thespians Onstage Spring 2019

Thespians seize the day on local stages

May 10, 2019

Festival Preview: <em>A Midsummer Night’s Dream</em>

Festival Preview: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Shakespeare goes steampunk in Pennsylvania production

May 08, 2019

Quiz: Who Sings the Disney Lyric?

Quiz: Who Sings the Disney Lyric?

Celebrating 25 years of Disney on Broadway

May 07, 2019

Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week

Celebrate your favorite theatre teacher

May 03, 2019

Thespian Throwback: The Perfect High School Play

Thespian Throwback: The Perfect High School Play

New Fires topped EdTA's inaugural play survey

May 02, 2019

Festival Preview: <br/><em>Shakespeare in Love</em>

Festival Preview:
Shakespeare in Love

Texas Thespians pilot new high school edition

May 01, 2019

Festival Preview: <em>Noises Off</em>

Festival Preview: Noises Off

Thespians present a comedy tour de force

Apr 24, 2019

Quiz: Name That Shakespeare!

Quiz: Name That Shakespeare!

How many of the Bard’s plays can you name from just one line?

Apr 22, 2019

Thespian Throwback: Want, Work, and Plug at It

Thespian Throwback: Want, Work, and Plug at It

Advice to Thespians from 1930s film and stage stars

Apr 18, 2019

Festival Preview: <em>Be More Chill</em>

Festival Preview: Be More Chill

High school pressures take center stage in popular new musical

Apr 16, 2019