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Inspire teachers and students in New York with Digital Theatre+

Are you looking for new resources to enhance the study of English Language Arts (ELA) and Theatre across your district?

Digital Theatre+ is the ultimate tool for teachers and students in grades 6-12, giving unlimited access to productions, poetry recitations, documentaries, and thousands of time-saving instructional resources.

Simply fill in this form and one of the consultants working in your district will be in touch about your free trial!

How does Digital Theatre+ support teachers, students and librarians across New York?

Click the area you are most interested in below and discover how Digital Theatre+ will be a game-changing cross-curricular resource for Middle and High Schools in your district. Ready to know more? Jump straight to purchasing information to get started.

Why do teachers in New York love Digital Theatre?

Hear from an English teacher from the Meadowbrook Alternative Programme on how Digital Theatre+ has helped transform her classroom.

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NYC DOE Public Schools

Digital Theatre+ is an approved NYC Vendor. You can purchase us through FAMIS, using a Sole Source Letter.

FAMIS Vendor #: DIG209882
Object Code: 0199

NY BOCES Schools

Digital Theatre+ is an approved member of the DREAM consortium. This means that you can purchase a subscription with a discount directly through your SLS Director.

How does Digital Theatre+ support the teaching of ELA in New York?

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Aligned to New York State Next Generation English Language Arts Learning Standards

From engaging productions to dynamic poetry recitals, ELA teachers in your district will have a range of high-quality instructional tools to bring the texts they teach to life and develop key literary skills and knowledge. Access our range of standards-aligned resources to help your students develop skills and knowledge crucial to the study of ELA. Click a button below to find out more!

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Top Benefits for using Digital Theatre+ to teach ELA

Connect students with key texts

Connect students with key texts using captivating productions and literary adaptations of widely-taught ELA texts such as Othello, Frankenstein, Antigone and Macbeth.

Strengthen core ELA skills

Strengthen core ELA skills such as speaking and listening, comprehension, and critical thinking with bite-sized e-learning videos and key scene analysis.

Build contextual understanding

Build contextual understanding of key writers and their work with exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes documentaries.

Save crucial planning time

Save crucial planning time and support independent, classroom or flipped learning with flexible resources to suit multiple learning approaches and teaching styles.

Top resource picks for teaching ELA 

Unlocked

Get everything you need to engage students with key texts with short, accessible videos covering character, language, theme, structure and plot. Plus, accompanying study guides provide context and consolidate students’ learning.

Speaking & Listening

Support students to speak confidently and effectively with bite-sized videos designed to develop crucial speaking and listening skills, while ready-to-go worksheets encourage students to extend their learning.

Speeches & Soliloquies

Analyze text and compare different interpretations of key speeches with a series of extracts from Shakespeare's speeches and soliloquies, from Hamlet's "To be, or not to be" to Macbeth's "Is this a dagger which I see before me".

Poetry in Action

Bring poetry to life with engaging recitals of key poems for your curriculum, including poems from Indigenous, Latine and Black voices. Access insightful videos, alongside supporting contextual resources. 

How does Digital Theatre+ support the teaching of Theatre in New York?

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Aligned to New York State Learning Standards for the Arts

With a range of engaging instructional tools on key practitioners, genres and styles, paired with the world's best performances, you can be confident that teachers in your district will have high-quality, standards-aligned resources to teach key theatrical skills. Click a button below to find out more!

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Top Benefits for using Digital Theatre+ to teach Theatre

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Connect students with the world’s best performances with productions from our key partners including BroadwayHD, the Royal Shakespeare Company and the BBC.

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Develop core theatrical skills across key areas of study such as acting, design, directing, and playwriting with specially designed e-learning videos, exclusive workshops, and more.

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Boost engagement with the creative industries using exclusive behind-the-scenes insights from professional actors, writers, directors and designers.

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Save crucial planning time with flexible, ready-to-go lesson plans, practical activities and assessment strategies designed to suit any teaching style.

Top resource picks for teaching Theatre 

BroadwayHD Collection

Get front-row access to show-stopping musicals and gripping dramas on Digital Theatre+, the exclusive educational partner of BroadwayHD. Plus, unique supporting resources help extend students’ knowledge of key productions and keep them engaged.

Unlocked

Get everything you need to start building core theatrical skills with these short and accessible videos, covering creating a character, creating a design, theatre history, and much more. Plus, accompanying study guides provide context and consolidate students’ learning.

Spotlight On

Provide younger learners with insight into key topics in theatre – including The Production Team, Shakespeare, World Theatre, and Theatre Foundations – with a series of short, accessible e-learning videos and student-facing graphic organizers.

Discover, Explore, Assess

Unpack the productions you’re watching with the Discover, Explore, Assess packs, which include practical teaching and learning materials to help develop knowledge and understanding of key texts such as Romeo and Juliet, Peter Pan, The Wind in the Willows, and more.

How does Digital Theatre+ boost library catalogues in New York?

Boost student engagement, support independent study and enhance your library offering? Digital Theatre+ is the ultimate learning tool to access high-quality productions, expert insights, and thousands of time-saving resources. 

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Access any time, anywhere, and on any device 

Libraries like yours can bring the best resources to students, with IP-authenticated campus-wide access, single-sign-on including EZ/Shibboleth, and MARC Records

With your subscription, you'll receive a bespoke welcome package full of guidance, access to our video training library, promotional materials, and more!

Our dedicated Customer Success team are also on hand to help throughout your subscription. Plus, you can access COUNTER-compliant reports so you can monitor your institution's usage. 

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Top resource picks for your Libraries

Graphic Novels

From Othello, Macbeth to Romeo and Juliet, (or any other of your favorite Shakespeare plays), we have a unique and innovative way for students to connect with the stories: Manga Shakespeare. In addition, we also have other graphic novels from icons such as Jane Austen and Oscar Wilde.

Documentaries

We have a vast selection of documentaries that can be used across multiple subjects. These include: the BBC Bookmark series which explores the cultural impact of famous novels, novellas and poetry; "Surviving surviving", a moving Holocaust survivor documentary; and A History of Dance on Screen.

Productions

Whether it is productions that present iconic plays in new and exciting ways, productions that students may never have heard of but depict real-world issues or simply seeing a favorite play lift from the text and onto the stage, we have over 550 productions for students to choose from.

Supporting students in the classroom and beyond

In addition to supporting crucial Theatre skills, your teachers will also have access to a range of resources to help students develop pivotal career and life skills.

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