Teachers Conference Sept. 13-16, 2018

Theatre Teachers don’t miss the most outstanding networking and educational event of the year designed exclusively for your discipline, the Colorado Theatre Educators Conference. If you have never attended check out our highlight video of the 2015 ConferenceThis year only – the Educational Theatre Association will be hosting our annual teacher conference. We will be located in the Grand Hyatt in Denver, and a special rate has been extended for an all day Friday event to include our awards dinner at night. You also have the option to register for the full conference, and experience a full weekend of top notch theatre education. Make sure to cancel your friday rehearsal and join us for an important gathering of your peers. The one day conference fee is $150 per person and Graduate credit through UNC is offered or a continuing hours certificate. Be sure to check with your administration to see if the cost can be covered by your buildings professional development fund. The registration cost includes an awards dinner and reception at the Grand Hyatt. A special room block can be booked for your overnight stay at Grand Hyatt (email info@cothespians.com for questions of concerns).

No refunds are offered after submission, due to space and meal considerations. Please note, in order to participate in the Friday night awards dinner, reservations must be processed in advance. Your day registration includes the Friday meal, please inform us if you cannot attend – please be aware UNC credit is only offered for full day participation. We will do our best to accommodate late registrations, but seating is limited.

Register here for the 2018 Teachers Conference

Grand Hyatt Hotel – all events will take place at this location.

31750 Welton St, Denver, CO 80202
(303) 295-1234

Conference Schedule is located at schooltheatre.org/events

Conference participants, are able to sign up for graduate credit. To register for THEA 513 credit from the University of Northern Colorado, please read the directions for online registration on the downloadable syllabus. Participants who plan to attend both the Teacher’s Conference and the December Thespian Conference may sign up for 2 credits.  If you plan to attend both conferences and want 2 credits, please sign up for both at the same time. Graduate Credit. Please note attendance and hours completed at the event is the only way to receive credit. If you are attending the teachers conference you must attend both days, including the Awards dinner.

Course Description      Registration Form


Colorado Thespians will continue to offer theatre awards and training for the educational theatrical community of elementary, middle, and high school theatre programs. As well as honoring the theatrical service members of our community and collegiate level programs. Please join us as we celebrate theatre education in Colorado and work to build a strong future for our profession.

View the Awards Nomination Form (PDF)

View our Past Award Recipients