Author: Christa Skiles

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

Five Questions with <br/>Paige Fahrenkrug

Five Questions with
Paige Fahrenkrug

Thespian Filmworks winner on how movies influence us

Sep 10, 2020

Quiz: Staging the Page

Quiz: Staging the Page

Do you know these shows based on books?

Sep 03, 2020

Five Questions with Lauren Ferro

Five Questions with Lauren Ferro

Thespian Filmworks winner on finding inspiration from infomercials

Sep 01, 2020

Five Questions with <br/>Laura Jacqmin

Five Questions with
Laura Jacqmin

Thespian alum builds career writing for stage, TV, and video games

Aug 25, 2020

Leadership Lens

Leadership Lens

Creating virtual student leadership programs

Jul 22, 2020

Hailey Kilgore Sings Out

Hailey Kilgore Sings Out

Broadway star produces benefit for school theatre

Jul 14, 2020

So Fetch

So Fetch

Tina Fey’s advice for theatre and life

Jun 29, 2020

Introducing the 2020-21 ITOs

Introducing the 2020-21 ITOs

Six student leaders elected to represent Thespian voices

Jun 26, 2020

Thespians’ Big Night

Thespians’ Big Night

Inaugural Thespys ceremony to be broadcast live June 26

Jun 25, 2020

Discover new voices

Discover new voices

Preview the 2020 Next Generation Works scripts

Jun 25, 2020

Your Voice Is Your Power

Your Voice Is Your Power

Exploring racism and racial equity in entertainment

Jun 24, 2020

2020 Thespians: It’s Your Time

2020 Thespians: It’s Your Time

Recapping the Virtual ITF opening ceremony

Jun 23, 2020

Quiz: Main Stage Marathon

Quiz: Main Stage Marathon

Do you know these International Thespian Festival throwbacks?

Jun 22, 2020

You registered for ITF. Now what?

You registered for ITF. Now what?

Make the most of your virtual festival experience

Jun 12, 2020

Five Questions with <br/>Abby Stuckrath

Five Questions with
Abby Stuckrath

ITO encourages Thespians to embrace their theatre communities

Jun 10, 2020

Festival Profile: <em>All My Sons</em>

Festival Profile: All My Sons

Kansas Thespians find timely message in classic play

Jun 09, 2020

Festival Profile: <em>A Chorus Line</em>

Festival Profile: A Chorus Line

North Carolina Thespians pay homage to a long-running musical

Jun 03, 2020

Festival Profile: <em>Puffs</em>

Festival Profile: Puffs

North Carolina Thespians explore flip side of a popular wizarding world

May 27, 2020

Festival Profile: <em>My Fair Lady</em>

Festival Profile: My Fair Lady

New Albany Thespians pilot high school edition of iconic musical

May 20, 2020

The Show Must Go On!

The Show Must Go On!

2020 International Thespian Festival goes virtual

May 11, 2020

Get to Know the ITO Candidates

Get to Know the ITO Candidates

Meet the 12 Thespians vying to represent you

May 08, 2020

Five Questions with Julian Gluck

Five Questions with Julian Gluck

Former Airman of the Year credits Thespian skills for career success

May 05, 2020

Quiz: Teacher’s Pet

Quiz: Teacher’s Pet

Celebrate onstage educators for Teacher Appreciation Week

May 04, 2020

Quiz: Shakespearean Who’s Who

Quiz: Shakespearean Who’s Who

Can you identify these characters from Shakespeare’s descriptions?

Apr 21, 2020

Alternative Roles

Alternative Roles

Five ways to stay busy when you’re not in a show

Apr 15, 2020

Final Main Stage Shows Selected for ITF 2020

Final Main Stage Shows Selected for ITF 2020

Eleven shows earned this honor

Apr 07, 2020

Five Questions with Stella Katz

Five Questions with Stella Katz

Costume designer urges Thespians to be adventurous

Apr 01, 2020

Chapter Shoutout: Texas

Chapter Shoutout: Texas

Dreams come true at the 2019 Texas Thespians State Festival

Mar 11, 2020

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