Scholary Papers



Texas Educational Theatre Association


Theatre Professors: We want your best student papers!

It's near the end of the year when exams are given - and those term papers are due!

This is an invitation for you to submit the best of your student papers for the annual Texas Educational Theatre Association's Scholars Debut Papers Project. Any paper written during 2012-2013 is eligible.

We're looking for short, clearly written, thoughtful papers on any area within the theatre arts. Winning papers will be anonymously chosen by prominent theatre scholars.

The winners receive $200.00 for first prize and $100.00 for second prize. Both winners also receive a complimentary awards reception ticket for the T.E.T.A. THEATREFEST Convention at the Hyatt Regency Houston. The winning papers will be read by the authors at the 2014 T.E.T.A. THEATREFEST Convention.

This competition is an excellent way for students to receive recognition for their work. It also shows the vitality of Texas theatre scholarship and the superlative job teachers at all levels are doing in the twenty-first century! 

Please note that the T.E.T.A. submission deadline is November 05, 2013

All scholarly papers should be submitted by mail to the following:

William Walker
Instructor of Drama
Paris Junior College
2400 Clarksville St.
Paris, Tx 75460 

Please distribute this information to your most promising emerging scholars. Please note that T.E.T.A. requires that all students submitting papers to the competition  be members of the organization ($20 student fee) The two winners convention fees will be paid by the CU committee, please see the FORMS page of this website for TheatreFest Registration Form.  

Thank you for your help in distributing this information to your students. T.E.T.A. looks forward to reviewing your students’ work.