Conference

Friday, September 20, 2019

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.

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

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

Schedule & Workshops

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AWTE Conference Schedule

Come to the Show!

Edgewood College offers two complimentary tickets to AWTE members who would like to attend The Taming after the conference at 7:30 pm at the Diane Ballweg Theatre in The Stream Building. TO RESERVE TICKETS: email boxoffice@edgewood.edu with the subject "AWTE" and include name, number of tickets (1 or 2 comps) and school. The Taming by Lauren Gunderson, directed by Jake Penner. When a right-wing political staffer and a left-wing social media activist are taken hostage by the reigning Miss Georgia on the eve of the Miss America Pageant, the trio are forced to re-write the U.S. Constitution before the beauty queen takes the stage to present their vision of a more more perfect union to a country that's lost its way.

Registration & Fees

  • Individual Attendee=$95
  • First-Time Attendee=$65
  • Colleague Attendees: 2=$125; 3=$160; 4=$200
  • Student Attendee=$25
  • Vendor: Company=$75; Nonprofit=$40

^ Click "register" for individual and group or vendor registration and payment.

Future Conferences

2020 - September 18 @ Wisconsin Lutheran College, Milwaukee

2021 - ??? College in NE Wisconsin preferred

Request for Session Proposals

If you are interested in presenting at the next AWTE conference, please contact us with your proposal not to exceed one page. Presentation slots are 45 minutes in length. No compensation is offered.