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, Director of Operations

Sarah C. Sidoti, Managing Editor, Youth Theatre Journal



Jo Beth Gonzalez, Gary Minyard, Daniel A. Kelin II, Rachel Prouty, Jennifer DiBella, Peter Duffy, Emily Freeman, Stephen Gundersheim, Leigh Jansson, Jeremy Kisling, Katherine Krzys, Mitch Mattson, Laurie Melnik, Matt Omasta, Amy Petersen Jensen, Betsy Quinn, Aimee Reid, Gustave Weltsek