Educator Conference

Arts Education

The Alliance Theatre Educator Conference

The Alliance Theatre Educator Conference: Centering Justice will occur virtually June 8-9, 2021. Designed to serve educators of all grade levels (Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12) and all content areas, this event will explore Performing Arts Instruction (Theater, Dance/Movement, Dramatic Writing), Arts Integration, STEAM (Science, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics), and Allyship in an environment that is inclusive, equitable, and united.


Online registration will open in March 2021. A conference pass ($75 per person) includes access to all real-time events, plus workshop recordings.

Discounts are available for groups of 5+ people (10%) and 10+ people (15%). If you are interested in arranging a large group order, please contact

Tentative Daily Schedule (all times EST)
9 - 9:45 AM > Optional Mindfulness and/or Wellness Experience
9:45 - 10 AM > Break
10 - 11 AM > Keynote
11 - 11:15 AM > Break
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM > Concurrent Workshops (3 options)
12:30 - 1:30 PM > Lunch with Optional Alliance Theatre Production Viewing
1:30 - 2:45 PM > Concurrent Workshops (3 options)
2:45 - 3 PM > Break (End of Day)
3 - 4 PM > Optional Social Gathering (June 8 only)
Stay tuned for announcements regarding the Program, including Keynotes and Sessions!

Professional Learning Hours

The Alliance Theatre Educator Conference: Centering Justice offers up to 5 hours of real-time professional learning each day (10 hours of real-time professional learning total). Additionally, workshop recordings will offer up to 10 hours of virtual, asynchronous professional learning.

Participants who attend the Educator Conference in real-time and access workshop recordings may complete up to 20 hours of professional learning total. Following the event, participants will receive a certificate to document the total number of professional learning hours completed.


This year, the Alliance Theatre is thrilled to provide up to (20) Educator Conference Scholarships to students currently enrolled in a post-secondary teacher preparation program. Scholarship recipients will have free access to all real-time events, plus workshop recordings.

Educator Conference Scholarship applications are due by Friday, May 14, 2021. The Alliance Theatre Institute team will notify all applicants of their status on a rolling basis and no later than Friday, May 28, 2021.

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