AATE 2014 Conference

About AATE


The American Alliance for Theatre and Education (AATE), among the most recognized arts education organizations, works to ensure that every young person experiences quality theatre arts in their live provided by proficient, talented artists and educators. AATE is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Through its membership of theatre artists, in-service and pre-service teachers, professors, directors, scholars, and playwrights, AATE serves more than a million students in 48 U.S. states and 19 countries worldwide.


Alexis Truitt, Operations Manager

Brian Jones, Marketing Intern

Sarah C. Sidoti, Managing Editor, Youth Theatre Journal

Paul Gabbard, Development Director



Jo Beth Gonzalez, Gary Minyard, Daniel A. Kelin II, Rachel Prouty, Stacey Ardelean, Michael Bobbitt, Jennifer DiBella, Peter Duffy, Stephen Gundersheim, Jeremy Kisling, Katherine Krzys, Mitch Mattson, Laurie Melnik, Karina Naumer, Matt Omasta, Amy Petersen Jensen, Betsy Quinn, Gustave Weltsek