Joshua Streeter


Associate School Director, Assistant Professor of Theatre: Theatre Education
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Joshua Rashon Streeter is a drama/theatre educator and director. As a practice-based researcher, Joshua analyzes the pedagogies used in rehearsals and classrooms and explores the relationship between process and product in a creative learning experience. He was named the 2015 Winifred Ward Scholar from the American Alliance for Theatre and Education (AATE). Joshua was one of the twelve writers for the 2014 National Theatre Standards and has worked as a consultant for numerous state departments of education. He is a proud graduate of Millikin University, Emerson College, Mansfield University of Pennsylvania, and the University of Texas at Austin.

Joshua's teaching primarily focuses on pre-service and in-service education in K-16 settings, Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA), musical theatre, and arts integration. He has created and facilitated workshops across the nation, including the American Alliance for Theatre and Education National Conference, Educational Theatre Association National Conference, Woodruff Arts Center Educator Conference, NYU Forum on Educational Theatre, National Association for the Education of Young Children National Conference, Higher Education Pedagogy Annual Conference, International Play Association National Conference, Tennessee Arts Academy, and Drama for Schools Summer Institute. As a professional theatre-maker, Joshua is a writer, director, and dramaturg. Currently, Joshua is developing new works in musical theatre, Theatre for the Very Young (TVY), and Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA).

At JMU, Joshua runs the Arts Integration Summer Institute, Secondary Theatre Summer Institute, and Theatre in Our Schools High School Conference. He also heads the Theatre Education Licensure Pre-Professional Program and the Teaching Artist Concentration. In addition, Joshua is a Teaching Associate for JMU’s Center for Faculty Innovation.

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