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Call for Proposals: 2015 Autism and Arts Education Symposium

Call for Proposals 2015 Autism and Arts Education Symposium April 24-25, 2015 University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls, IA The Autism and Arts Education Symposium is a 2-day conference that features research, practice and showcase in the arts and autism. The purpose of the symposium is to bring together researchers, teachers, practitioners, support professionals and parents who specialize... Read More

Sue Booton of the Rose Theater at the Freddy G. Broadway Experience

CONTACT: Kori Radloff, korir@rosetheater.org, 402-502-4641 Photo: Sue with Myrna and Freddie (“G”) Gershon SUE BOOTON OF THE ROSE THEATER IN OMAHA HONORED BY PARTICIPATING IN THE FIFTH ANNUAL ‘FREDDIE G BROADWAY EXPERIENCE Stephen Sondheim, Jeanine Tesori, Warren Carlyle, Chad Beguelin, Ken Billington and Matt Kraus worked with the eight teachers selected to participate. (OMAHA, Nebr.,... Read More

DCT Receives $50K to Produce New Skippyjon Jones.

Congratulations to TYA/USA member theatre Dallas Children’s Theatre on their achievement! DCT RECEIVES $50,000 IN GRANTS TO PRODUCE WORLD PREMIERE STAGE ADAPTATION OF NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER SKIPPYJON JONES (Dallas, TX) Dallas Children’s Theater (DCT) will premiere a new musical adaptation in collaboration with Oregon Children’s Theatre (OCT).  New York Times #1 Best-selling author Judy... Read More

TYA Jobs: Kaiser Permanente (Atlanta) & Metro Theater Company (St. Louis)

  Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre Programs will be holding auditions for a male or female actor-puppeteer for the Performance Company in the Georgia Region. Applicants must be able to convincingly play characters ranging from teenagers to 30 year-old+ business leaders.  Performance spaces include large-scale gyms or auditoriums, so the ability to project vocally and physically... Read More

TYA/USA Board Changes

With the help of our nominating committee, and you our membership, we have a new class of TYA/USA Board members who officially began their terms last month at our spring board meeting at the Kennedy Center. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE TYA/USA BOARD PAGE. Exits: We’d like to thank the following board members who have... Read More

Snapshots from Warsaw

Thoughts on Warsaw from Kim Peter Kovac: It’s always difficult to encapsulate any of the triennial ASSITEJ International Congresses, so it may be best to do a few snapshots of last month’s event in Warsaw. Despite some challenges with registrations and ticket purchase, it was terrific to see so many US registrants including: students and... Read More