Conference

The AWTE conference is for theatre teachers, directors, technical directors, college students, university professors, performing arts center (PAC) managers and theatre education advocates. Conference registration includes annual membership in AWTE.

Schedule

8:00am Registration, Vendors -All Day, Continental Breakfast (Lobby)
Be sure to visit vendors
9:00am Welcome/Keynote - Dr. Chris Gleason, DPI, (Mainstage)
9:45am AWTE Membership Meeting (Mainstage)
10:15am Costume Design & Construction
Zane Kealey & Jeanne Post, UW-Oshkosh
(Design Lab)
Projections on a Shoe-String
Scott Wirtz-Olson, UW-Oshkosh & David Kelso, Arrow AV,
(Mainstage)
Power Dynamics, Consent and Boundary Work - Intimacy Direction Best Practices for Safety, Equity and Inclusion in the Rehearsal Room
Jennifer Dobby, Carroll Univ.
(Studio Theatre)
11:15am Preparing Students for (College) Auditions
Chuck Erickson, College Connectors
(Design Lab)
Rigging & Other Safety Considerations (Ask Any Question You've Wanted to Ask!)
Scott Wirtz-Olson, UW-Oshkosh
(Mainstage)
Roundtable: Ticketing/Platform, Box Office, and Production Process - Sharing Best Practices
Shelby Edwards, UW-Oshkosh
(Studio Theatre)
People Like Us: Creating theatre with performers with disabilities and intellectual differences
Kristi Mautz
(Movement Classroom)
12:15pm Lunch and Networking - (Blackhawk Commons)
1:00pm Assessment & Grading in the Arts
Dr. Chris Gleason, DPI
(Design Lab)
Renting out your PAC: Everything you need to know about tech info packets, pricing, and managing resources
Ethan Rosing, UW-Oshkosh T.D.
(Mainstage)
Power Dynamics, Consent and Boundary Work - Intimacy Direction Best Practices for Safety, Equity and Inclusion in the Rehearsal Room
Jennifer Dobby, Carroll Univ.
(Studio Theatre)
People Like Us: Creating theatre with performers with disabilities and intellectual differences
Kristi Mautz
(Movement Classroom)
2:00pm Roundtable: Post-Secondary Tech Areas & Current Career Landscape
Kristi Ross-Clausen, Madison College and others
(Design Lab)
Jerry Awards for Musical Theatre: The Reviewer Perspective
Karra Beach, Overture Center, Madison
(Movement Classroom)
Teaching Acting/Creative Drama
Jane Purse-Weidenhoeft, UW-Oshkosh
(Studio Theatre)
3:00pm AWTE Board Meeting, Board Members, (Location TBD)

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Friday, September 23, 2022

Registration opens 8am
Last session ends 3pm
Board meeting, 3-4pm

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UW-Oshkosh

Theatre Arts Center
1010 Algoma Blvd
Oshkosh, WI

Theatre Arts Center

DPI Advocacy Letter

Here is a letter from DPI, endorsing the value of fine arts professional development.

Past Sites

State Theatre Festival

AWTE also sponsors professional development sessions at the Wisconsin High School Theatre Festival in November.