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TDF Teacher Seminars and Professional Development

Expand your theatre education skills this summer


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This summer, TDF is offering a virtual Directing Plays and Musicals in the School and Classroom course through the NYC Department of Education's After School Professional Development Program (ASPDP). Teachers can earn professional credits along the way (P-credits and CTLE hours), and receive a complimentary one-year membership to TDF. Best of all, teachers from anywhere can enroll because it's all online!

Directing Plays and Musicals in the School and Classroom


When: Monday, July 12 to Friday, July 16 from 10 a.m. to noon ET

Where: On Zoom from your home

For: Teachers of grades K through 12th

Cost: $275 to TDF; ASPDP fee of $125 for P-Credit payable to ASPDP

Deadline to enroll: Sunday, July 11

Summer P-Credit Course for Teachers: 3 Credits


This summer, learn how to stage shows with your students! Participants will meet with TDF teaching artist and award-winning director Stephen DiMenna for two hours each day for a week via Zoom. Demonstrations, discussions and activities will happen online, and teachers will be given assignments to complete on their own and present the next day to the group via Zoom.

Read the complete course description and enroll on the ASPDP site.


If you have questions or want to take the course for no credit, contact Ginger Meagher, TDF’s Director of Education Programs, at

Read what teachers are saying about TDF's engaging, hands-on classes.