Category Archives: Education

New Website for Schools

Are you a theatre instructor or administrator? Make sure to bring StageAgent to your school! Check out our new website for academic institutions, StageAgent for Schools. We recently refreshed the design and feature offerings as we prepare to ramp up our program for schools for the coming school year.

StageAgent for Schools helps empower drama teachers and provide students with a one-stop shop to learn about plays and musicals. StageAgent for Schools can be customized for use in grades 7 – 12 as well as college/university.

StageAgent for Schools includes:

  • Digital accounts for all students and educators
  • Access to all StageAgent Pro content including show guides, character breakdowns, audition notices, monologues, scenes and songs.
  • Quizzes and friendly competitions
  • Teacher portal to track student performance and view lesson plans
  • Customization and access controls

Schedule a demo OR go to the StageAgent for Schools Website

 

Summer Interns

Are you a college student or recent grad who is passionate about theatre and has solid writing skills? Then you should apply to join the StageAgent team as a summer intern!

StageAgent is excited to announce the launch of our new summer internship program. Our interns will have the opportunity to develop their theatre research and writing skills and have their content published on our renowned theatre websites that boast over 600k global readers every month.

Full internship details here!

Deadline to apply is June 8

StageAgent Theatre Reading List for 2018

Over the past few months, we have been asking our contributors here at StageAgent what some of their favorite theatre books were, whether it was for a summer read, something that greatly influences them, or just an amazing reference book to have on hand. So to kick off 2018, here’s a suggested reading list, a quick run down of 12 books recommended by the StageAgent team. We think there’s a little something here for everyone. Enjoy!

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First Steps to Tackling Shakespeare

We have all heard of William Shakespeare. His plays are regularly performed across the globe, and they frequently feature as prominent texts on school/college syllabuses. Yet getting to grips with Shakespeare’s works can be tricky. What is an iambic pentameter? And how do you interpret some of the unusual sounding words written over 400 years ago? Whether you are studying his plays, or engaging with them for pleasure, this blog post will hopefully help guide you along the fascinating road to getting to grips with the Bard!

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StageAgent: A Great Cross-Curricular Teaching Tool

How can theatre teachers find new and interesting way to engage non-theatre students? With the advent of the new StageAgent for Schools program, it’s now easier than ever to integrate theatre into cross-curricular learning projects. Whether you want to brush up your Shakespeare in an English Literature class by having students perform monologues and scenes, or bring American History alive through the musical presence of the smash hit Hamilton, here are some ideas on how to integrate Theatre and other subjects such as Literature, Writing, History, Music, and Dance with the help of StageAgent for Schools. Read guest blogger Amanda Whitford Grundy’s post to see how you can use StageAgent for Schools and the many tools it offers to engage your students in all levels of theatrical learning.

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