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The award for Outstanding Book is given on the basis of the study's potential to interrupt, change and/or challenge theatre practice and pedagogy - often emphasizing the interconnectedness of pedagogy and practice. We invite submissions of books or book-length studies about theatre administration, performance spaces, movement, voice, acting, as well as anthologies providing critical teaching materials in theatre arts and performance. A nominated book must have the copyright date of the year prior the year of the ATHE annual conference. (For instance, nominees for the 2017 book award should have a copyright date of 2016.)

Nominators must send a copy of the book to the chair of the sub-committee as well as copies to each of the members of the sub-committee. No letters of support are necessary, but the nominator must provide contact information for the authors and publishers. Self-nomination is permitted. View the subcommittee here. For questions or concerns, contact Vice President for Awards Jocelyn L. Buckner. The awardee will receive $400 for conference registration and one night in the conference hotel.

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View a list of past awardees here

Subcommittee Addresses:

Soyica Colbert
Georgetown University
3700 O Street, NW
Theater and Performance Studies
Davis Center 108A
Washington, DC 20057

Penny Farfan
University of Calgary
School of Creative and Performing Arts
Drama Division
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary AB
Canada T2N 1N4

Anthea Kraut
1275 N Indian Hill Blvd
Claremont, CA 91711

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