Author: Christa Skiles

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

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

Love Stories

Love Stories

Thespians share how they fell in love with theatre

Jul 30, 2019

John Cariani Meets His Troupe

John Cariani Meets His Troupe

Playwright takes Honorary Thespian status to heart

Jul 24, 2019

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