Professional Learning Workshops

Program Delivery (2024-2025)   

This year, all Alliance Theatre Institute programming is available to occur in-person or virtually via real-time video conference or pre-recorded videos. 

"WOW! Our session facilitator took us on a journey that revived my soul to play. Thanks for the experience." - Cobb County Theater Teacher

Professional learning events offer educators training in a new skill or technique, deep understanding of best practices, practical tools and resources, exclusive access to industry leaders, and the opportunity to thrive as artists.

Districts and schools depend on the Alliance Theatre as a go-to resource for high quality professional learning events related to arts integration, STEAM, performing arts (theater, dance/movement, music, dramatic writing), allyship and anti-bias, and other related topics.

Professional learning events are designed to serve up to 30 educators and are flexible in length, from 1-2 hours to a half-day (3-4 hours) or full day (5-6 hours) event. 

Woodruff Arts Center Educator Conference

Presented by the Alliance Theatre, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and High Museum of Art, the 11th Annual Woodruff Arts Center Educator Conference: Experience, Create, Educate will occur on Saturday, June 1, 2024. Designed to serve educators of all grade levels (Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12) and all content areas, this one-day, in-person event will explore best practices and innovations in arts education while providing educators exclusive access to world-class art, as well as meaningful opportunities to connect with fellow educators and related professionals.

In its eleventh year, the conference is designed to enhance the teaching practices of educators at all grade levels (pre-kindergarten to grade 12) and all content areas by blending theory and praxis. Conference topics, including Allyship, Arts Integration, Performing Arts Instruction (Dance/Movement, Dramatic Writing, Music, Theater), STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics), and Visual Art, expose participants to consider innovative approaches to teaching and learning. 

More Info

Examples of previously developed workshops include:

  • Arts Integration, Part 1 
  • Arts Integration, Part 2 
  • Best Practices for Virtual Instruction
  • Costume Design on a Budget 
  • Crafting a Ten-Minute Play 
  • Digital Storytelling 
  • Directing Workshop 
  • Musical Theater Choreography 
  • Set-Building 
  • STEAM Connections 
  • Story Baskets 

Occasionally, the Alliance Theatre Institute offers drop-in professional learning events. Revisit this webpage for updates on future opportunities.

"Thank you! That was SO MUCH FUN, and I really took away a better sense of how to incorporate drama into activities. The creative ways you shared to engage kids really bring that “A” into play without adding additional time to instruction. It is a way to approach instruction differently and more effectively. Great session!" - Fayette County Schools Teacher


For more information, please contact: 

Infants – Kindergarten

Hallie Angelella,, 404-733-5255 

Grades 1-5

Rebecca Pogue Fields,, 404-733-5329 

Grades 6-12

Liz Davis,, 404-733-5256 

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