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Saturday, May 14, 2022

Student Commitment in Drama: A Post-Pandemic Slump? by Brit Christopher

Have you noticed a slight sense of student apathy or detachment now rehearsals and shows have returned in person? How do we navigate a post-pandemic slump?

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Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Why do we idolize our theatrical heroes? by Brit Christopher

Idolizing your theatrical heroes is no new thing, but why do we do it and is it healthy for us to put someone on a pedastal? Let's take a look!

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Thursday, March 24, 2022

The Skill-Building of Ensemble Acting by Brit Christopher

You got cast in the ensemble. Did your heart sink a little? Well, here's a reminder why it shouldn't! The skills and experiences you build in the ensemble are numerous and we explore just a …

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Thursday, February 17, 2022

Imposter Syndrome: When You Can’t Let Yourself Win by Brit Christopher

You landed your dream role and will be doing what you love most. So why are you suddenly doubting yourself? Let's talk imposter syndrome and how to tackle it!

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Thursday, January 13, 2022

Interviewing Theatre Kids: Drama From a Student Perspective by Brit Christopher

What's it really like to be a theatre kid? What are the typical stereotypes tied to the label of 'theatre kid'? We decided to go straight to the source! Six high school drama students tell u…

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Thursday, December 9, 2021

Arts Integration in the Classroom: Why Theatre is a Powerful Tool! by Brit Christopher

In our latest blog post, we explore why arts integration is so important and how theatre can be used as a fantastic tool to bolster student understanding and enjoyment!

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Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Theatre: A Culture of Consenting? by Brit Christopher

As actors, are we trained to say YES? And how do we deal with the notion that we are expected to consent if we want to be seen as castable? Our latest blog post explores the concept of conse…

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Monday, October 11, 2021

Playwriting Prompts for Teachers by Brit Christopher

Looking for new ways to engage your students in your playwriting class? Brit Christopher explores a series of prompts that she often uses with her students, along with some example scenes. H…

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Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Directing Middle School: A How-To Guide by Brit Christopher

First time directing middle schoolers? These "hilarious little sponges" may keep you on your toes, but Brit Christopher has some great tips on working with the best kind of students you'll f…

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Saturday, August 7, 2021

I’m a Middle School Drama Teacher: My Job is Not Silly by Brit Christopher

What's your first thought when you think of a middle school drama teacher? Here, Brit Christopher tells us why being a drama teacher isn't simply all fun & games.

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Friday, July 2, 2021

Useful Tips on Planning a School Theatre Season by Brit Christopher

We all know that planning is key. So what are the main things to consider when planning your theatre program for the upcoming school year? Let's take a look!

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Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Typecasting: Whose stories are we telling? by Brit Christopher

In our latest blog post, we take a look at the issues around typecasting and question how we can move forwards as an industry and a community. Let's go!

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Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Pandemic Theatre….with Children: A year in the life of one theatre educator by Brit Christopher

What can you say, this year has been a crazy ride. Here, one theatre educator reflects on a year making theatre with a pandemic.

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Monday, April 19, 2021

Theatre Programs: Safety versus Rigor by Brit Christopher

As theatre educators, how do we build a safe space for rigor that is both healthy and productive in our programs? Let's discuss!

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Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Casting Expectations: When your body is (not) the problem by Brit Christopher

As Women's History Month continues, today we're looking at casting expectations and the pressure to conform to society's and media's standards of beauty.

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