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Fall Sharing is held the third weekend in September at rotating sites around the state. Member teachers offer a variety of workshops based on interests and expertise. Time is also dedicated to planning the organization's future events. It runs from 8:00am to 6:30pm on Saturday. There are no fees for this year's virtual event.  Only dues are required. CEU certificates are given at the end of the day. Scholarships are available for ILTs and 1st time attendees.


Next Fall Sharing will be September 26, 2020 Online! Sign up TODAY! 


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A time of reflection, a time for lengthy in-depth discussions, a time for developing personal and/or professional skills in theatre, and a time for you! Winter Focus is held at the Trinity Center on Emerald Isle in the Outer Banks annually the third weekend in February, it runs Friday through Sunday.

The cost of the weekend includes room, board, and workshop.


Our next Winter Focus will be February 21-23, 2020 where we will focus on scenic painting. Register Today!


Dedicated to increasing playwriting in the K-12 classroom in North Carolina.





NC Young Playwrights Festival














North Carolina Playwrights Festival is a playwriting contest for students in grades K-12. Each NCTAE member can submit up to five entries from their school. Submissions are due no later than January 24, 2020. The best part is that all winning works will be published! Teachers can purchase these resources online by going to our Store found under the SHOP Tab. A staged reading of all of the winning entries will be produced at the NC Young Playwrights Festival Showcase with feedback and discussion to follow.


We are now taking submissions for 2020! Please submit your form no later than January 24, 2020 via Google Form (see NCYP page). Also, don't forget to join us at the NCYPF Showcase on April 4, 2020 at Triad Stage in Greensboro, NC

NC Young Playwrights at NC Thespian Festival

Playwriting Individual Event















NCTAE is proud to partner with the International Thespian Society to promote student playwriting. The purpose of NC Young Playwrights Playwriting Individual Event at the NC Thespian Festival is to encourage students across North Carolina to write plays/theatrical events. Students may enter their theatrical work upon their chapter's registration for the Thespian Society Festival (please click on 'Learn More' below to learn how to register your chapter for the ITS Festival). Students will develop their play and a staged reading of their work. The focus should be on playwriting and the presentations should have limited set pieces and no costumes. Entries may be created by one author or an ensemble. Each school may bring one entry.


The ITS Festival will be March 13-15, 2020 in Greensboro, NC




P.O. Box 16662

Asheville, NC 28816-0662



Tel: 828-225-0429


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