About Our Organization

NYSTEA Member Benefits

Earn Professional Development Hours and Network with Theatre Professionals

  • State Wide Professional Development Days
  • Regional conferences and workshops
  • Quarterly Newsletter

Attend the Annual Statewide Student Conference

Collaborate with the State Education Department and Other Arts Organizations

Promote Student Advocacy

  • Student Membership
  • Teacher of the Year
  • Student written newsletter

Honor Excellence in Theatre Education

  • Administrator of the Year
  • Rod Marriott Award for Lifetime Contribution to Theatre Education
  • Student Excellence in Theatre
  • Student Playwriting Contest
  • Student Scholarships to attend annual student conference
  • Outstanding Volunteers
  • Lifetime Achievement in Theatre

Access our Resources

  • Membership directory
  • Scope and Sequence
  • Unit/Lesson plans by NYS Adapted Arts Standards
  • Play Summaries by other Directors