Spotlight Student & Educator Information

Spotlight Education Student Opportunities (see full calendar below)

Join Critical Review!

Critical Review gives high school students the opportunity to attend and review touring Broadway productions. A writing program, Critical Review enhances critical thinking and creative response skills. Students receive press kits for each show, and attend workshops led by experts in the field on topics ranging from lighting design to choreography. Apply for 2018-2019 by September 14 here.

Spotlight Education and Theater Latte Da Masterclass Series

Spotlight Education is excited to partner with Theater Latté Da for three uniquely tailored educational experiences to our students this season. There will be three masterclasses, that will all include dinner and a ticket to the show, for $25 each. Learn more and how to sign up here.


Spotlight Education Directors

Upstream Arts Teaching Artist & Spotlight Educator Training

Access isn’t only about ramps and sign language interpretation; access is an attitude! The Art of Access is an interactive training that examines how to universally design performances, exhibits, educational programming, and other events for people of all ages and abilities. Spotlight Directors and Evaluators are invited to a 2.5-hour training on October 1 – learn more and sign up here.

Director Handbook

Click here to view the Spotlight Education 2017-2018 Director’s Handbook. This document provides the most up-to-date information about Spotlight Education, including processes, fees, deadlines and key events occurring across the 2017-2018 season. The content is intended for theatre directors and their creative teams at both current and prospective Spotlight schools.

Spotlight Snipe

Please acknowledge your school’s participation in Spotlight Education in your production’s playbill/program!

Spotlight Education General Press Release

Use this press release for general information about Spotlight Education for your local media!

Spotlight Education Honors Fill-In Release

Use this template to send a press release about your performance’s honors from Spotlight Education!