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Student Blogger Spotlight: Meet Alex Leigh from Kansas City by Blair Ingenthron - September 20, 2023

Get to know Alex Leigh, a theatre student from Kansas City, as she shares her experiences and advice on auditioning, stress management, parental support, and more.

2023-24 Hoff-Barthelson Music School Faculty Concert Series Begins Next Month by Stephi Wild - September 19, 2023

Members of Hoff-Barthelson Music School’s Faculty take the stage to kick-off the 2023-2024 HB Artist Faculty Performance Series on Friday, October 13, 2023, at 7:30 pm in the School’s Joan Behrens Bergman Auditorium. Learn more about the performance and how to get tickets here!

Rose Bruford College Reveals and Celebrates This Year's Fellows and Honorary Fellows by Stephi Wild - September 18, 2023

Rose Bruford College has announced this year’s Fellows and Honorary Fellows including renowned actors Toby Jones and Sam Palladio, all of whom were celebrated at the 2023 graduation ceremonies. Learn more about the fellows here!

The University of Chichester Launches Innovative Musical Theatre Masters Degree by Stephi Wild - September 15, 2023

The University of Chichester has launched a new postgraduate Masters course in Musical Theatre, the first gender non-conforming course in the UK, and with opportunities to learn from some of the best and brightest minds currently practising in the industry.

ASM Global Grants Record Number Of College Scholarships And Unveils “Grow” Initiative by Stephi Wild - September 14, 2023

As part of its rapidly expanding ASM Global Acts worldwide sustainability and equity program, the world's largest entertainment- and venue- operating company has announced granting a record number of U.S. college scholarships and additionally unveiled a major global university student program. Learn more about the program here!

Edward Enninful and Wayne McGregor Among Honorary Doctorates Bestowed Upon Outstanding Individuals By Royal College of Art by Stephi Wild - September 14, 2023

Edward Enninful OBE, Editor-in-Chief, British Vogue & European Editorial Director, Vogue, and Wayne McGregor CBE, multi-award winning choreographer, director and the Royal Ballet Resident Choreographer, received Honorary Doctorates from Chancellor of the Royal College of Art, Sir Jony Ive, in a ceremony at the iconic Royal Festival Hall on London’s Southbank.

The 25th Anniversary High School Project: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Comes to the Grand Theatre by Stephi Wild - September 14, 2023

 From September 19th through October 7th, the music of the night will swell through the streets of London, Ontario, as the Grand Theatre presents the 25th Anniversary High School Project (HSP):  Andrew Lloyd’s Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera. Learn more about the performance here!

New Grant Program Gives High Schools Opportunity to Perform THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN by Stephi Wild - September 14, 2023

The Educational Theatre Foundation (ETF), The Music Man Foundation (TMMF) and Music Theatre International (MTI) announced a special partnership that will give up to ten high schools a unique opportunity to perform the new, revised version of “The Unsinkable Molly Brown”. Learn more here!

Educational Theatre Foundation Will Award Grants to High Schools to Produce New Version of THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN by Nicole Rosky - September 13, 2023

Up to ten $10,000 grants funded by TMMF will be made available for the 2023-24 and 2024-25 school years to be used toward costs associated with the production of the musical. Any accredited high school based in the United State is eligible to apply.

Artists Band Together To Save Arts For Talented High School Students In New York by A.A. Cristi - September 07, 2023

Performing and visual artists are banding together in Save NYSSSA Now to relaunch arts programming for talented high school students in the 52-year old New York Summer School for the Arts, known as NYSSSA. Despite an even greater need for student expression, the program has not been scheduled for 2024.

Azusa Pacific University's Theater Arts Department Opens Season With Rodgers & Hammerstein's Classic CINDERELLA by A.A. Cristi - September 07, 2023

Azusa Pacific University's Theater Arts Department has announced the 2023-24 season, beginning with the classic musical Cinderella.

Video: Carnegie Mellon University's Robert Ramirez Speaks to the Importance of Arts Education by BroadwayWorld TV - September 11, 2023

In this video, watch as Robert Ramirez chats about the value of arts education and be sure to check back on Wednesday (September 13) as BroadwayWorld's own Richard Ridge checks in with the 2023 Excellence in Theatre Education Award winner, Jason Zembuch Young!

Get Ready for the New School Year with Tips from Our Student Bloggers by Blair Ingenthron - September 06, 2023

This month, we're celebrating the start of a new semester by taking a look back at our former student bloggers' advice for students entering college for the first time or embarking on a new semester. Check out their tips here!

STUPID F##KING BIRD Comes to San Francisco State School of Theatre and Dance in November by Stephi Wild - September 05, 2023

San Francisco State School of Theatre and Dance will present Stupid F##king Bird, Aaron Posner’s comedic tragedy that provides a new take on Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull. This play will be part of the San Francisco State School of Theatre and Dance’s Fall 2023 season. 

Opera Orlando and Stetson University Launch Apprenticeship Pilot Program by Blair Ingenthron - September 03, 2023

The Stetson University School of Music and Opera Orlando have announced that they have partnered together to launch an Apprenticeship Pilot Program beginning this fall.

Broadway Licensing Group Acquires HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Amateur Licensing Rights for School Productions by A.A. Cristi - September 01, 2023

Broadway Licensing Group, Sonia Friedman Productions, Colin Callender and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions have announced an exciting partnership to bring Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, the award-winning record-breaking hit play, to high school and secondary school theatre programs worldwide starting in 2024.

Premiere Stages At Kean University Seeks Submissions To Annual Play Festival by A.A. Cristi - August 31, 2023

Premiere Stages, the professional theatre company in residence at Kean University, is accepting submissions for the 19th annual Premiere Play Festival beginning Friday, September 1.

EURYDICE Comes to San Francisco State School of Theatre & Dance in October by Stephi Wild - August 31, 2023

Sarah Ruhl has been called a 'Playwright Laureate of Grief,' and Eurydice is her exploration of the grief she felt after the loss of her father, who died of cancer when she was twenty. In Ruhl's retelling of the Orpheus/Eurydice myth, the dead Eurydice reconnects with her dead father, and they revel in their chance to restore their love.  

Feature: Fourth Annual Performing Arts College & Career Fair at Straz Center by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - August 23, 2023

Hosted by Patel Conservatory, this free event is a haven for young talents seeking guidance and direction in dance, music, and theater. Representatives from nationwide educational institutions engage with eager students, sharing invaluable insights and answering questions.

Interview: Educational Theatre Association's Musical Theatre Teacher of the Year Matthew Wolfe Fosters Inclusion and Accessibility by Blair Ingenthron - August 23, 2023

BroadwayWord sat down with Educational Theatre Association's Musical Theatre Teacher of the Year Matthew Wolfe to discuss winning this award, his thoughts on creating a safe, inclusive theatre department, and his hopes for his future, as well as the future of his students and program.

Time Management Tips from Our Student Bloggers by Blair Ingenthron - August 09, 2023

Each month, student bloggers from all over the world share their experiences and tips for surviving the college years as theatre students over on our Student Center page. This past month, the bloggers wrote about their strategies for time management as a student and artists, and how they manage to get it all done. Check out excerpts from their advice here!

Interview: Broadway Green Alliance College Green Captain Award Winner Emory Otto Talks Sustainability in Education by Blair Ingenthron - July 26, 2023

Broadway Green Alliance College Green Captain Award Winner Emory Otto spoke with BroadwayWorld about receiving this honor, the sustainability efforts implemented within her department, and her hopes for greener college programs in the future.

Interview: T.J. Gerckens on Otterbein University's 'Big-League Program in a Small-School Package' by Blair Ingenthron - March 22, 2023

We sat down with Otterbein University Associate Professor and Producing Artistic Director T.J. Gerckens to discuss what sets Otterbein apart from other programs, the benefits of training at a small school, and how to know whether a college program is right for you.

Interview: Institute for American Musical Theatre's Michael Minarik Teaches Students to Seek Joy by Blair Ingenthron - January 25, 2023

BroadwayWorld sat down with Michael Minarik, the Director and Acting Head at Institute for American Musical Theatre, to discuss what sets IAMT's program apart, studying in New York City, and the importance of seeking joy.

Licensing Rights and Grants Now Available for BULLY NO MORE! Musical by Nicole Rosky - January 23, 2023

Licensing rights are now available for Bully No More!, a new musical with a book and lyrics by Elaine Davida Sklar, music by Jon Gailmor and Elaine Davida Sklar, and additional material by Danielle Peveril.



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