Recent Theatre Site News & Updates
2021 October Legislative Council Meeting
October 17-18, 2021
The 81st annual meeting of the Legislative Council of the University Interscholastic League was held on October 17 & 18, 2021 at the Sheraton Austin Georgetown. The Sunday Public Forum and Monday General Session were live streamed courtesy of the NFHS Network.
8AM - Legislative Council Public Forum – Live Stream | Agenda
-Academic Standing Committee – Agenda
-Music Standing Committee – Agenda
-Athletics Standing Committee – Agenda
10:30AM - Policy Standing Committee – Agenda
9AM - Legislative Council General Session - Live Stream | Agenda
2022- OAP Clinic/Festival Study
As part of a study to determine the future of UIL one act play festivals/critiques, we will extend the following modifications for the coming school year ( 2021-2022).
The minimum number of schools at a host site is not required.
A school may bring a critic to their home campus.
A school’s session may not exceed more than 2 hours this includes the performance of the contest entry and critique.
All participating schools MUST submit a Festival/Clinic Form to state office that includes name of school and clinician’s name. Form will be found on the UIL Resources and Forms page. (coming soon)
UIL Study on Critiques 2021-2022
Critiques in UIL One-Act Play for 2021-2022 As part of an official study to determine the future of scheduling critiques, additional options will be available at early levels of competition, Zone, District and Bi-District ONLY, this contest year.
FILM SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENSION
Deadline to submit Film contest entry HAS BEEN EXTENDED.
New deadline to submit Film Contest entries is Friday, February 5, 2021. See Film Handbook for contest details.
One-Act Play / Film / Theatrical Design October newsletter
October news HERE
Theatrical Design State Results
The results 2019-2020 Theatrical Design are now posted! https://www.uiltexas.org/theatre/theatrical-design
State Judging Underway for the UIL Theatrical Design State Contest
Online Teaching Resources
National Federation of State High School Associations ( NFHS)
Copyright Guidance: https://www.nfhs.org/articles/copyright-covid-19-guidance/
Understanding Copyright and Compliance Course (FREE): https://www.nfhslearn.com/courses/understanding-copyright-and-compliance
Educational Theatre Association (EdTA)
Resources for Creating Online Learning: https://learn.schooltheatre.org/resources-for-creating-online-learning
Click to Teach/Click to Learn: https://learn.schooltheatre.org/click-to-teach-lesson-plans
Additional Online Resources
Support for Freelance Artists: https://covid19freelanceartistresource.wordpress.com/
Texas Educational Theatre Association: https://sites.google.com/tetatx.com/tetatx/curriculum?authuser=0
Texas Thespians: https://www.texasthespians.org/teaching_resources.html
Kennedy Center Theatre Resources:
The Folger Shakespeare Library
Update: Remote Learning/Coaching/Directing
March 23, 2020
During statewide school suspension, remote learning/coaching of UIL activities is allowed through electronic, video or teleconferencing type methods. Schools shall limit instruction for UIL activities to a maximum of eight hours per week per activity, in addition to a maximum of sixty minutes per day Monday through Friday.