Educational Resources

Free tools for educators, students and parents

Video Resources

These recorded presentations are available to any educator, student, or parent looking for arts education workshops free of charge. These workshops are led by TDF's talented and creative teaching artist partners and can be delivered in person or virtually live for a nominal fee.

How to create costuming vision boards using Padlet

A tutorial on using the free app PADLET for creating vision boards for costuming, along with a workshop approach for using this app with students working on a selected show and the role and approach of costume designers. Teaching Artist: Carrie Elleman Larsen

Pedagogy and approach to ritual theatre making for educators:

Shape Light creates a participant-centered experience with: meditations, live music, ritual, theatre and performance explorations. A two part series that explains the pedagogy of ritual theatre making and walks the educator through a step by step approach to working remotely and in person devising and facilitating ritual theatre.  Teaching Artist: Noelle Ghoussaini

Shape Light and TDF, Ritual Theatre Making

Shape Light creates a participant-centered experience with: meditations, live music, ritual, theatre and performance explorations. A three-part series. Teaching Artist: Noelle Ghoussaini

Creating Intentional Classrooms: Trans and Non-Binary Inclusion

Vocabulary and discussion 101 for making intentional spaces for trans students and people in classrooms and public spaces. Teaching Artists: Maybe Burke and Michael Leibenluft

How to prepare auditions for college and professional calls

A three-part series for high school students. Teaching Artists: Raphael Peacock, Thomas Picasso, Channie Waites

TDF's three-part series for high school students

A close read on how to prepare a Shakespearean monologue

With special attention paid to actors of color working on The Bard. Teaching Artist: Raphael Peacock

How to produce theatrical work via ZOOM

A two part technical tour de force. Teaching Artist: Jenna Woods

Adapting theatre exercises to a virtual space

A beginners guide. Teaching Artist: Stephen DiMenna

“Be a Catalyst for Change"

Sharing best practices and lessons learned, Lisa Carling, Director of TDF Accessibility Programs, spoke on the "“Disability, Diversity and Inclusion: Broadway Master Class” panel as part of the United Nations 14th Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. This event took place on June 18, 2021.

TDF Accessibility Programs: FROZEN pre-show workshop

Enjoy this FROZEN pre-show workshop with an overview of the story and themes of the production. This video is fully captioned and features American Sign Language. Teaching Artist: JW Guido.

Study Guides

These handbooks are available free of charge and have been created via commission by the TDF Education Team. Please contact if you'd like to have a study guide designed for your production. 

Come From Away

Developed in partnership with Seattle Repertory Theatre and La Jolla Playhouse.


Girl From the North Country

Developed by TDF Education