Theatre Arts Education

Theatre Arts Education Curriculum

For a link to the THEATRE ARTS K-12 Curriculum Correlated to the Sunshine State Standards and the Grade Level Expectations please click HERE

Theatre Arts Education in Miami-Dade County Public Schools includes 105 teachers, including 17 magnet teachers, teaching from a menu of 41 theatre arts courses in theatre instructional programs for regular, magnet, and alternative K-12 schools. Approximately 10,000 students are enrolled in theatre courses each year.

Next Generation Sunshine Standards- NGSSS

This comprehensive visual arts curriculum integrates ideas, skills, knowledge, values and creative ability. A variety of course offerings provides opportunities for students
to develop artistic talents, aesthetic sensitivity, and encourages the pursuit
of excellence in artistic self-expression

Download the Theatre NGSS K-12 coming soon
Lesson Plan Templates

Beginning Theatre Middle School
Advanced Theatre Middle School
High School Theatre
Advanced High School Theatre


Facilities for theatre arts events consist of auditoriums, cafetoriums, and black box or little theatre laboratory spaces. Annual theatre extra curricular events/activities include the following:

-- Florida Theatre Conference
-- Southeastern Theatre Conference
-- Florida State Thespian Festival
-- International Thespian Festival
-- District 8 Individual Events Festival
-- District 8 One-Act Play Festival
-- District 4 Individual Events Festival
-- Theatre Arts Student Workshop Days
-- Superintendent's Choice Evening of Theatre Showcase
-- Arts Recognition And Talent Search
-- Miami-Dade County Youth Fair And Exposition
-- National Performing Arts College Fair

Community partnerships for theatre arts educational programming, include:

-- Actors' Playhouse
-- City Theatre
-- Coconut Grove Playhouse
-- Fantasy Theatre Factory
-- Florida Theatrical Association
-- GableStage
-- Gusman Center for the Performing Arts
-- Teatro Avante
-- New Theatre

Next: Professional Development


Theatre Arts Teacher Databasae Registration