2021 AATE National Conference
July 21-25, 2021


Events Before
AATE's Conference 2021




*This schedule is subject to change.



Conference 2021 is set to occur July 21-25, but we have a number of exciting events beforehand as we celebrate theatre education throughout the month of July! All Conference '21 registrants as well as AATE Members will have access to these events.

Join a Network Meeting: AATE Networks foster the exchange, development, and implementation of ideas throughout the year, providing professional development, advocacy, and other tools within and across the field of theatre and education.



Wednesday, July 7th

5-6pm (EDT)

Youth Theatre Network Meeting

6-7pm (EDT)

Playwriting Network Meeting


Thursday, July 8th

5-6pm (EDT)

Professional Theatre Network Meeting

6-7pm (EDT)

High School Network Meeting


Sunday, July 11th

7-8:30pm (EDT)

Awards Ceremony

8:30-9pm (EDT)

Post-Awards Celebration


Monday, July 12th

7-8pm (EDT)

Leaders of Color Institute (LOCI) Panel


Tuesday, July 13th

6-7pm (EDT)

Early Childhood Network Meeting


Wednesday, July 14th

5-6pm (EDT)

K-8 Network Meeting

6-7pm (EDT)

Applied Theatre Network Meeting

7-8pm (EDT)

Scholarship & Research All-Conference Meeting


Thursday, July 15th

6-7pm (EDT)

College / University / Research Network Meeting

7-7:30pm (EDT)

Young Playwrights for Change
(Young Playwrights for Change is AATE's annual student playwright competition. Tonight we will be viewing the winning and runner up play from this year)

7:30-8:30pm (EDT)

Research Presentations
(from Award Winners)


2021 Partners & Sponsors

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