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Theater Arts

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Internet Sites:

• ProTeacher Drama Lessons
This page contains links to a variety of drama activities and lesson plans for use with elementary school students.

• Drama Curriculum
This middle grades curriculum from Saskatchewan Education provides an overview, foundational objectives, and several model units.

• National Standards for Theater Education
This information is provided by a theater teacher at Brigham Young University. Also includes lesson plans, improvisation situations, and theater games.

• The Drama Teacher’s Resource Room
Includes lesson plans, resources on costumes, props, set design and lighting, information on teacher resource manuals for sale and DRAMAWORKS workshop seminars, as well as links to drama web sites.

•Teaching Theatre
Published quarterly by the Educational Theatre Association. “A typical issue includes an article on acting, directing, playwriting, or technical theatre; a profile of an outstanding educational theatre program; a piece on curriculum design, assessment, or teaching methodology; and a report on current trends or issues in the field, such as funding, standards, or certification.” Contains a searchable archive.

• On Broadway WWW Information Page
These pages provide information on Broadway plays and musicals.

• ERIC Digest: Online Resources for Theater Education (2001)

Online Communities:

•Educational Theatre Association Discussion Boards
Links to several forums, including general discussion and a script library. Registration is not required in order to post to the discussion boards.


•American Alliance for Theatre and Education
7475 Wisconsin Avenue
Suite 300A
Bethesda, MD 20814
Tel: 301/951-7977
E-mail: info@aate.com