2022 AATE National Conference
July 28-31, 2022


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Board of Directors AATE Event


Welcome to Providence!
(Join us for some games, food, and local drink)
Cash Bar and Food for Purchase

                                 THURSDAY, JULY 28TH

9am-12pm (EDT)

Master Class A:

"Dance as Storytelling"
(Pre-purchase is required)

9am-10:30am (EDT)

Past President/Chair Breakfast


Virtual Network Meeting
(Open to Everyone)

11am-12pm (EDT) 

Conference Orientation for First Time Attendees

12:15pm-2:30pm (EDT)

Lunch (Dine Around)
(Sign up Required)

3pm-4pm (EDT)

Conference Welcome/Introduction
Performance by Nader Molina 
(Open to Everyone)

4:30-5:45pm (EDT)

 Session Block #1
Open to Everyone)

6:30pm (EDT)

Performance at Outdoor Stage
Teatro en el Verano – “La Mancha”
(Open to Everyone)

7:45pm (EDT)

Virtual Network Meeting
High School
(Open to Everyone)

                           FRIDAY, JULY 29TH

8am (EDT)

Exhibits Set-Up

9am-10:15am (EDT)

Session Block #2
Open to Everyone)

10:15am-10:45am (EDT)

Check Out Our Vendors
(Open to Everyone)

11am-12:15pm (EDT)

Session Block #3
Open to Everyone)

12:30pm-2pm (EDT)

Lunch (Dine Around)
(Sign up Required)

12:30pm-1:30pm (EDT)

 Leadership Meeting
(Lunch Provided)

12:30pm-3:30pm (EDT)

Master Class B:

"Teaching the Arts to Spanish Native Speaking Elementary School Students"
(Pre-purchase is required)

1:45pm-2:45pm (EDT)

Applied Theater (in person)
Research and Scholarship (hybrid)
Youth Theatre (hybrid)
Network Meetings
(Open to Everyone)

3pm-4pm (EDT)

Affinity Groups
(Open to Everyone)

4:15pm-5:30pm (EDT)

Session Block #4
Open to Everyone)

5:30pm-6:30pm (EDT)

Early Childhood (hybrid)
K-8 (in person)
Professional Theatre (in person)
Network Meetings
(Open to Everyone)

5:45pm-6:15pm (EDT)

Exhibitor Meet & Greet
(Open to Everyone)

6pm (EDT)


Excursion #1

 Trip to Theater by the Sea for production of Rogers & Hammerstein's Cinderella - Show @ 8pm 
(Pre-purchase is required)


7pm-8:45pm (EDT)

AATE Book/Play/Research Ceremony
featuring a performance by the Cambodian Society of Rhode Island 
(Open to Everyone)

9pm-10pm (EDT)

Networking Reception: Speed Dating!
(Open to Everyone)

                                SATURDAY JULY 30TH

8:30-9:30am (EDT)  Doyle Breakfast
8:30-9:30am (EDT)

Youth Theatre Journal Meeting
(Open to All)

8:30-9:30am (EDT)

"A Breakfast Toast To Our Teachers!"
Hosted by the Childrens Theatre Foundation of America's Reba R. Robertson Award and the corporate support of Hy Hetherington, of HLP Integration, LLC

9:45am-10:30am (EDT)

Keynote #2
Francis Parra from Teatro ECAS 

10:45am-11:45am (EDT)

Research Presentations *All Conference Event*

12pm-1pm (EDT)

Annual Meeting (lunch provided for attendees)

1pm-3:15pm  (EDT)

Excursion #2

Plena Workshop at Puerto Rican Institute for Arts and Advocacy (PRIAA)

1:15pm-2:30pm (EDT)

Session Block #5

2:45pm-4pm (EDT)

Session Block #6

3pm-6pm (EDT)

Master Class C 

                 Clowning as a Tool for Social Emotional Learning

4:15pm-4:45pm (EDT)

Exhibitor Raffle


Networking Reception


Pre-Ceremony Reception (For Awardees/Nominators)

6:30pm-7:30pm (EDT)

AATE Distinguished Award Ceremony
featuring a performance by the Rhode Island India Association

8pm-10pm (EDT)

All Conference Party

at Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) 

                                  SUNDAY, JULY 31ST

9am-5pm (EDT)

Excursion #3 

A Day in Newport

10-11:30am (EDT)

Board Meeting

11:45 am (EDT)

Group Gathering

2022 Partners & Sponsors





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"A Breakfast Toast To Our Teachers!"
Hosted by the Childrens Theatre Foundation of America's Reba R. Robertson Award 
and the corporate support of Hy Hetherington, of HLP Integration, LLC