The recognition students gain through induction in ITS signals to colleges and employers their leadership, service, and extracurricular achievements. It gives theatre students the same validation common for sports or academic success. And it’s a valuable asset when recruiting new students to your theatre program ― especially in a year when live productions may be limited.
Your troupe renewal comes with exclusive access to our EdTA Canada Drama Teacher Resource Library with resources from educational theatre experts such as Don Zolidis and Stephen Gregg. Whether you’re new to the field or an expert theatre educator, we have resources that will help your delivery in the drama classroom.
While it’s true that festivals will look different this year, the learning, recognition, and engagement built at these gatherings live on ― at the chapter, national and international levels. Regional and national events offer Thespians a chance to compete for thousands of scholarship dollars, earn commendation through the International Thespian Excellence Awards, and audition for hundreds of college theatre programs.
As a member of EdTA and ITS, you gain access to the most engaged network of theatre educators anywhere, eager to share ideas, collaborate on problem-solving, and offer expertise. With the online Community forum you’ve always got a lifeline at hand.