Stimulate your own intellect and creativity while practicing theatre activities in the context of academic learning standards.

Theatrical Teaching Institute (TTI) is a six-day opportunity for educators and teaching artists to add to their toolkit of teaching strategies and to stimulate their own intellect and creativity by exploring Roundabout's Theatrical Teaching Framework, which posits that every great lesson has the elements of a great play.

  • Learn theatrical teaching techniques
  • Apply new strategies to your curriculum
  • Explore your own creativity
  • Participate in workshops with Roundabout artists
  • Investigate new approaches to student engagement and investment
  • Collaborate with fellow teachers and artists

“Roundabout’s TTI provides a fresh approach to teaching—regardless of subject area—that can elevate not just content delivery, but long lasting experiences for students.” 

—Jim Brannigan, Smithtown High School English Teacher

"This institute has elevated my perception of theatre in the classroom. I've been given practical, rich, tangible ways to enhance and deepen student understanding of concepts and content. The application of Common Core Standards…was extremely evident in every piece of this week. Thank you." 

Erica Corlito, PS214 Theatre Arts Teacher

AUGUST 2–7, 2020

On Sunday, August 2, participants will attend …what the end will be by Jiréh Breon Holder at Roundabout’s Laura Pels Theatre. The production will be used as a reference during the course.


Tuition is $450, which includes breakfast daily and a theatre ticket.

Tuition is waived for teachers involved in a school-wide partnership with Education at Roundabout. P-Credit & CTLE hours will be available to all NYC classroom teachers via the After School Professional Development Program. Additional registration for P-Credit/CTLE hours is necessary through the DOE, available in Spring through the DOE’s ASPDP website.

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