In the year of a drama educator, the curtain goes down, so to speak, several times. There are, of course, the bittersweet closing nights of productions, but we also recognize the “closing of the school year.” Before sending your graduates off into the sunset and taking some much needed rest and relaxation for yourself (do we ever really do this?!?), here are a few ideas for putting an exclamation point on the end of your year.
In this blog, board member, Lillianne P. Torrente discusses costumes, props, and sets, and gives lots of helpful tips on making and finding them in New Jersey!
In this blog, board member and middle school teacher, Michele Greenspan, discusses tips and exercises for getting students to project, speak, and use their voices.
In this April blog, our very own JSTO, Kiri, discusses her favorite warm-ups, rituals, and performance tips before stepping onto that stage.
For March (Theatre in Our Schools month), we asked our very own NJ Jr. Thespian State Board to share their thoughts on why theatre in New Jersey middle schools is important, and why theatre must continue to stay in schools.
For March a.k.a. Theatre In Our Schools month, we asked our very own Junior State Thespian Officer, Sanjana, to describe why theatre in our schools is important. She urges educator's to keep theatre in our schools because theatre is... essential.