Category: NTC Programs

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Awakening Education from a Distance

Unless you unplugged from all forms of communication including the news and social media, you’re probably aware of the coronavirus and its effects throughout the world. One major consequence of the pandemic is awakening...

Summer at NTC

If NTC’s educational theatrical programs take place within the school year, does NTC take the summer off? The short answer is no. Even though we do not have any tours on the road in...

No Really, It’s Free!

Whoever coined the phrase, “there’s no such thing as a free lunch,” clearly has never heard of The National Theatre for Children. NTC prides itself on performing educational theatre in schools across the country...

Meet NTCplayworks.com

If you’re reading this blog, you’ve likely hosted one of our school assemblies and have heard of NTCplayworks.com. But have you taken advantage of everything that NTCplayworks.com has to offer? Created and developed to...

NTC is Turning 40!

It’s time to blow out the candles: The National Theatre for Children (NTC) is turning 40 years old! NTC began as Small Change Original Theatre in a Minneapolis apartment back in 1978. The idea...

A Day in the Life of an NTC Actor

As members of NTC’s Professional Educators Network, you’ve likely seen at least one of our shows and met our performers. But have you ever wondered what the day-to-day touring life looks like for NTC...

Scenery Production at NTC

A hearty hello to all of you educators here on NTC’s Professional Educator Network. My name is Nate and I’m the Technical Director at The National Theatre for Children. That means it’s my job...