The theatre will help develop musical theatre programs at 3 middle schools.
The Educational Theatre Association’s annual statistics also show an uptick in theatre participation among young people, as in-person performances return.
The award will recognize a middle or high school educator at this year’s International Thespian Festival.
The grant will aid theatre programs in schools damaged by a tornado and a hurricane, respectively.
EdTA’s 80th annual survey reports on the most-produced high school shows in the 2017-18 school year.
The organization has awarded the Florida drama program with the Spirit of Thespis Award.
Baskin will serve a three-year term on the board of the Educational Theatre Association.
The award celebrates companies and organizations that have made an impact in the field of theatre education nationwide.
How one dedicated director is keeping the theatre program alive and kicking at a struggling New York school.