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VIDEO: Celebrate National Arts In Education Week with Tony-Winning Teacher, Roshunda Jones-Koumba

Submissions are now open for the 2023 Excellence in Theatre Education Award.

VIDEO: Celebrate National Arts In Education Week with Tony-Winning Teacher, Roshunda Jones-Koumba It's National Arts In Education Week! To celebrate, BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge is chatting with the 2022 Excellence in Theatre Education Award winner, Roshunda Jones-Koumba, whose acceptance speech earned a standing ovation on Tony night.

Selected by The Broadway League, American Theatre Wing, and Carnegie Mellon University-the national search for next year's amazing teacher has already begun!

Submit your teacher for the 2023 Excellence in Theatre Education Award today and watch below as Jones-Koumba chats about the importance of the arts in our schools.

In addition to her teaching responsibilities, Jones-Koumba is a director at the G. W. Carver Theatre, where the "Panther Players Troupe #6753" has earned multiple regional and national awards for their thespian competition pieces and one-act plays. The Panther Players under her direction also have earned multiple Tommy Tune Awards for musical theatre. Among other performing arts laurels, Jones-Koumba is a past recipient of the Stephen Schwartz Musical Theatre Teacher of the Year Award; the International Thespian Society Inspirational Theatre Educator Award; and she was recently inducted into the Texas Thespians Hall of Fame.


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