Students and faculty reflect on returning to in-person education in acting, playwriting, tech, and more at some of the nation’s college theatre programs.
As theatres begin to emerge from pandemic restrictions, many are recommitting to programs designed to engage their youngest stakeholders.
The case against the ‘standard’ dialect, and for more inclusive and practical speech training, is an important part of the larger struggle against elitism, classism, and white supremacy in the theatre.
In their new book, Nicole Hodges Persley and Monica White Ndounou offer a practical guide through the audition process for actors of the global majority.
The Neighborhood Playhouse’s Pamela Kareman and Stella Adler Studio’s Tom Oppenheim talk about the legacies of their founders and the future of acting training.
What do costumes look like, and mean, without a story? With the pandemic limiting access to actors, six Northwestern MFA costume candidates were asked by professors Ana Kuzmanic and Linda Roethke to explore this question.
The work of writers like Jackie Sibblies Drury, Annie Baker, and Branden Jacobs-Jenkins is riveting in the theatre, but the rewards of close reading shouldn’t be ignored.
This installment features theatre artists from around the country whose focus is on educating the next generation of theatremakers.
Casting is the intersection of so much that’s pleasurable about theatre and its potential—and need—to do better.
Greater diversity onstage is only going to happen when theatre’s hidden gatekeepers are more diverse too.