Save the Date for upcoming conferences

Dec. 7-9, 2023 – 59th year

Dec. 5-7, 2024 – 60th year

Dec. 4-6, 2025 – 61st year

Dec. 3-5, 2026 – 62nd year

Our Mission

To promote and strengthen theatre arts in education through theatrical experiences that provide creative enrichment for students and teachers.

Recent Awards

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    2022 True West Award

    Presented by Denver Gazette Senior Arts Journalist John Moore

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    EDTA 2015 President’s Award

    Presented to the Colorado State Thespians for distinguished contributions to the Association and to the field of educational theatre

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    Colorado Theatre Guild’s 2013 Henry Award

    Presented to the Colorado State Thespians for being an Advocate for Theatre Arts Education


Colleges and Universities

Adams State University
American Academy of Dramatic Arts
CU Arts & Media
DU Theatre
Stephens College
University of Denver
University of Evansville Theatre


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