HOWLROUND: Assessing Theater Education or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Grading

“How do you compare a naturally gifted actor with no work ethic against a hard working but not-so-engaging student on stage?” -Wyckham Avery

In this interesting article over at, a theatre educator discusses some of the challenges that come along with offering assessments in a high school theatre class.  What criteria are used, how heavily is attendance and participation weighted, and other concerns are outlined and discussed.

The full article can be found HERE.


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