Need to find a theater related resource? You might just find it here. Listed here are our featured links relating to many different aspects of theater. Browse many sources on theater publishers, technical and performance theater, as well as, listings for theater companies of all kinds. Our listing of theater and theater-related links is constantly being updated so check it out! Find us on Facebook and Twitter.
DramaBiz Magazine: The World's Best Theater Business magazine!
ArtsWork: Includes sections for Teachers and Students. The teacher section has information on standards, curriculum, lesson plans, assessment, arts resources, arts organizations and arts advocacy while the student section includes a theatre book for students. Hosted by Arizona State University, the ArtsWork website also includes national and model standards for arts programs.
PBS TeacherSource: Provides lesson plans, learning activities and projects and video divided by subject and grade level.
Theatre History: TheatreHistory.com contains hundreds of documents from a variety of sources, all brought together in an easy to navigate website.
ChildDrama: Lessons plans which include cross curriculum ideas available on this website.
Folger SHAKESPEARE LIBRARY: Advancing knowledge & the arts: The Washington D.C. theater devoted to Shakespeare hosts this website which includes lesson plans, study guides, puzzles and games, forums, and audio/video resources.
absoluteSHAKESPEARE: Website includes full text of Shakespeare's writings, summaries, study guides, history, and more to help complete any program on the bard.
Musicals101: The Cyber Encyclopedia of Musical Theatre, TV and Film. Website has a multitude of facts and information about the staging and history of musicals. An excellent series of articles called “How to Put on a Musical” includes everything from choosing a script to fundraising and publicity.
ACT OUT: A Theater Resource for Under-resourced High Schools: Blogs, play selection, lesson plans, resources and a timeline with the 6 Key Steps to Producing a High School Play! For programs facing reduced budgets, this website is a must.
Theater Lesson Plan Exchange: Website hosted by Mesa, Arizona youth theater teacher, Shalynn Reynolds. Materials are hers with some lesson plans from others. This website offers something for all: elementary, middle and high school teachers. While the quality varies, some are very good, and the site is kept current.
Drama 8 to 10: From the British Columbia Ministry of Education, Drama 8 to 10 lesson plans, activities and suggested resources are geared for grades 8 to 10.
LearnImprov: A website devoted to the art of improvisational comedy. Site has tools, warm-ups, exercises and more.
The Kennedy Center - ArtsEdge: Lessons, standards, weblinks and how-to's for art teachers.
Kennedy Center - Partners in Education Program: Designed
to assist arts and cultural organizations to develop and/or expand
with their local school systems.
Cre8tive Drama is a drama resource for teachers and others working with youth. Provides a great starting point for K-12 creative drama.
Americans for the Arts Listserv provides subscribers with weekly updates on arts and culture news, with an emphasis on arts policy and its effects on education.
The Arts Education Partnership provides information and communication about current and emerging arts education, policies, issues, and activities at the national, state, and local levels.