Taken a moment to listen two amazing individuals as they share their love for Theatre, Theatre Education and the International Thespian Festival. The International Thespian Festival is an annual event where Thespians, Theatre educators, and Theatre professionals share their passion for Theatre.
Julie Woffington is the executive director of the Educational Theatre Association. Julie explains the mission of EdTA, shares all the exciting things occurring this week at the Thespian Festival, and previews some exciting new initiatives that EdTA is starting.
Gai Jones is a Theatre textbook author, Educational Theatre Association Board member, and all around Theatre Guru. Gai shares with me when she knew she was going to be a Theatre teacher, her process of create a Theatre ensemble which is outlined in her textbook Raising the Curtain and we examine all the different 21st century skills Theatre helps to develop in our students