The 23' Thespian Educator Intensive
August 8-9, 2023
End Summer & Start Fall with us!
FOR REGISTRATION- If you are an official good standing member, you may register using code: MEMBER for the discount. If you are staying overnight choose the Full Conference (FCON) ticket type. If you are commuting in without the hotel stay, choose the Basic Conference (BCON) ticket type. Go to vathespians.booktix.com, select the Thespian Teacher PD event, select the ticket type, add it to the cart, and then add the promo code for the discount to apply.
If you are in need of financial assistance, apply here! We would love to try to help you find a way there is possible!
Please register by June 30th!
ROOM PRICES GO UP $30 July 1st-August 1st!
Thespian Teacher PD
Tuesday, Aug. 8th 2023 at 10am-4pm
11049 West Broad Street
Glen Allen, VA
The potential topics include (you pick up to 5 across the two days):
Full details and list coming later this fall & based on our survey requests.
-Puppetry Styles from Around the World
-Growing your Program: student participation & audience through marketing
-Engaging Warm ups & classroom exercises
-Theatre Arts Enhancement & Integration
-Lesson Plan Sharathon Roundtable
-Developing Student Leaders
-Using Tableaus as a Teaching Tool
-Budgeting for your Show
Day 1: Tuesday Aug 2nd
10:00 am Room set up
10:30-11:00 am Check in, Answer icebreaker questions
11-12:30 pm SESSION 1 time- pick 1 of 2 offered sessions
12:30-1:30 pm lunch -Apple Spice Catering
1:30-4:00 pm SESSION 2 time- pick 1 of 2 offered sessions
4:00-5:30 pm SESSION 3 time- pick 1 of 2 offered sessions
5:30-6:30 pm Networking Hour/ Sharing Hour : Hors d'oeuvres + group sharing
7:00 pm OPTIONAL Richmond show? Or Cheesecake Factory group dinner
Day 2: Wednesday Aug 3rd
8-10 am Continental Breakfast
10:00-11:30 am SESSION 4 time- pick 1 of 2 offered sessions
11:30-1:00 pm Check in, Answer icebreaker questions
1-2 pm lunch -Apple Spice Catering
2-3:30 pm SESSION 5 time- pick 1 of 2 offered sessions
3:30-4:30 pm Closing Activities & Sharing
4:30-5:30 pm Open Time to leave
5:30-6:30 pm Networking Hour/ Sharing Hour : Hors d'oeuvres + group sharing (for those who want to stay longer)
6:30 pm Departure