Author: Christa Skiles

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

Five Questions with Audrey Burgoon

Five Questions with Audrey Burgoon

ITO encourages Thespians to explore outside their box

May 24, 2019

Festival Preview: Peter and the Starcatcher

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

Who Sings the Disney Lyric?

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

Transformative Theatre

Transformative Theatre

Thespians celebrate TIOS with To Kill a Mockingbird performance

Apr 12, 2019

Festival Preview: <em>Hamlet</em>

Festival Preview: Hamlet

Kansas Thespians embrace Shakespeare’s timeless tragedy

Apr 10, 2019

Five Questions with <br/>Sofia Bottinelli

Five Questions with
Sofia Bottinelli

Thespian says telling stories helps us empathize with the world

Apr 09, 2019

Five Questions with <br/>Brannon Evans

Five Questions with
Brannon Evans

Democracyworks winner on the power of student voices

Apr 05, 2019

Quiz: Broadway in the 1930s

Quiz: Broadway in the 1930s

Test your knowledge of early Broadway history

Apr 03, 2019

Thespians Onstage Winter 2019

Thespians Onstage Winter 2019

Mamma Mia!, Murder, Midsummer, and More

Mar 27, 2019

Quiz: Celebrating Sondheim and Lloyd Webber!

Quiz: Celebrating Sondheim and Lloyd Webber!

Test your knowledge of the composers who share a March 22 birthday

Mar 08, 2019

Thespians Onstage

Thespians Onstage

Send photos from your recent productions

Feb 22, 2019

Five Questions with <br/>Mitchell Huntley

Five Questions with
Mitchell Huntley

Thespian writer on silencing “the pessimistic jerk” inside your head

Feb 22, 2019

Five Questions with <br>Alaina Bozarth

Five Questions with
Alaina Bozarth

Thespian on the Broadway experience she’ll never forget

Feb 08, 2019

Quiz: Play Ball!

Quiz: Play Ball!

Who says theatre and sports don’t mix?

Feb 01, 2019

Inside ITF

Inside ITF

A Thespian perspective on our annual theatre festival

Jan 28, 2019

Quiz: High School Musical

Quiz: High School Musical

How well do you know these Broadway shows set in high school?

Jan 08, 2019

Thespians Go Hollywood

Thespians Go Hollywood

California students joined star-studded cast

Dec 28, 2018

Five Questions with <br>Tan’yeasia Brewster

Five Questions with
Tan’yeasia Brewster

Thespian alum on finding inspiration and taking risks

Dec 20, 2018

Five questions with <br>Jared Goudsmit

Five questions with
Jared Goudsmit

Thespian playwright on why it’s important to question the norms

Dec 14, 2018

Quiz: What’s Your <em>Hamilton</em> IQ?

Quiz: What’s Your Hamilton IQ?

Test your knowledge of the hit show’s story and lyrics

Nov 21, 2018