Skip to content


  1. Establishing an Inclusive and Safe Rehearsal Space

    Establishing an Inclusive and Safe Rehearsal Space

    When playwright Danielle Mohlman wrote Rocky Road, she wanted to create a play that embraced the wide spectrum of LGBTQIA+ identities and the joy that teens feel when they’re unapologetically accepted by their peers. Invigorated by the message of this play, we invited Danielle to share some of her favorite ways to create a safe and inclusive rehearsal room.

    Be Mindful of Language

    Read more »
  2. Creating a High School Drama Podcast

    When theater teacher Joel Brown reached out and presented the idea of creating an Episodic Podcast with Del Martin’s In the Forests of the Night, we knew we had to figure out how to make it happen. Joel has generously shared his process here. Maybe your next production is a podcast!

    Read more »
  3. Casting Tips from Theatre Teachers for Theatre Teachers

    Casting Tips from Theatre Teachers for Theatre Teachers

    Whether you are casting your 15th show, or holding auditions for the first time, we have tips, tricks, and plans from some seasoned Stage Partners theatre teachers and theatre teacher playwrights to improve the process Before, During and After Audition.

    Read more »
  4. Haunting Plays for the Fall Season

    Haunting Plays for the Fall Season

    We can officially say it is Fall and this magical season puts us in the mood for haunting tales and spooky mysteries! Whether you are searching for an eerie one-act play or a frightening full-length, this list of new plays might be just perfect for your cast of Middle School actors or advanced High School performers.

    Read more »
  5. It's Her Say: Meet the Playwrights

    IT's Her Say: Meet the Playwrights

    Get to know the playwrights of IT’S HER SAY, the collection of short plays where females take the lead! Stage Partners was able to get some time to talk with a few of these busy teachers. Find out what inspires these teachers/playwrights, learn a bit more about the scripts, and what these writers hope young performers will take away from working on these short plays.

    Read more »
  6. New Play Summer Reading List 2021

    Summer vacation never felt so good! After a year of Zoom and Google Meet and plastic desk dividers and quarantines, Summer Break has been well earned by Theatre Teachers and students alike. Theatres are gearing up for re-opening across the globe. While you linger over your morning coffee or enjoy a day at the beach, we have your New Play Summer Reading List right here.

    Check out these new, exciting plays and consider them for your upcoming theatre season. Need a great fall play to hook your students back in? Want to keep the fun of Outdoor Theatre going in the spring? Planning on creating an Audio Play for the winter months? This list will have you covered. Want to read more? Read all of the plays in their entirety for free!

    Read more »
  7. Playing On Air: A Free Resource for the Theatre Classroom

    Meet Shelly Horwitz, the Marketing and Education Director at Playing on Air and mastermind behind Playing on Air’s education initiative. Get to know this amazing programming as you plan your curriculum for the next school year.

    Read more »
  8. New Takes on Classic Tales: Why Shakespeare?

    In April, we celebrate one of the world’s most famous playwright’s birthday, William Shakespeare. We may be a publisher and cheerleader of new plays, but The Bard always continues to inspire. In his close to 40 plays, Shakespeare explores the many facets of the human condition that connect us all. For his birthday month, we wanted to celebrate Shakespeare by sharing how he inspires our writers and teachers.

    If you are looking to bring Shakespeare into your season, theatre classroom, or community, Stage Partners offers classic adaptations that are easily accessible to all ages. We hope young artists and students fall in love with the characters and desire to dive into the original text. Consider these offerings a gateway into Shakespeare!

    Read more »
  9. Outdoor Theatre: The Must-Haves For Your Open-Air Performance

    Outdoor Theatre: The Must-Haves For Your Open-Air Performance

    Theatre makers have managed to find a way to create art all through the pandemic virtually. With Spring in our reach, it’s time to get out from behind the Zoom screen and out in the open air for some outdoor theatre. Have the perfect play? Eyeing your location? We have you covered on planning your successful #outdoortheatrewin.

    Read more »
  10. Outdoor Theatre: Q&A with Artistic Director Claire Kelly of Shakespeare on the Sound

     Outdoor Theatre: Q&A with Artistic Director Claire Kelly of Shakespeare on the Sound

    Planning an open-air production this Spring or Summer? Stage Partners Education Director Maria McConville connected with Outdoor Theatre Veteran and Artistic Director of Shakespeare on the Sound, Claire Kelly, who shares her To-Do list for creating a successful outdoor production.

    Read more »