Texas Theatre Journal

Texas Theatre Journal Peer-reviewed academic journal, edited by DeAnna Toten Beard and John Sefel, with Suzanne Delle (Performance Reviews) and Cason Murphy (Book Reviews).

Texas Theatre Journal invites manuscripts on a variety of topics related to theatre and the performing arts, with emphases on history, practice, criticism, and theory. In addition to full-length articles, TTJ publishes profiles, interviews, book reviews, and performance reviews. The journal is particularly interested in research related to the broad geographical, cultural, and historical notion of Texas. We welcome opportunities to support scholars working in Texas. Published annually by the Texas Educational Theatre Association, our mandate is to feature the work of graduate students whenever possible. ARTICLES: We value clear and accessible writing for a general audience of theatre educators, scholars, and practitioners. * Articles, typically 4000-6000 words in length, should be sent via email as Word files * Please follow Chicago Style guidelines * Include a title page with author(s) and affiliated institutions * Include an abstract of 500 words or less * Article itself should be a reader’s copy without author’s name or affiliation * Citations/context notes should be handled as end notes PROFILES: We publish scholarly profiles (250-500 words in length) of theatre practitioners with a Texas connection. Accompanying photos are preferred (author must secure photo permissions). INTERVIEWS: We accept the submission of rigorous and relevant interviews with theatre practitioners. Send Articles, Profiles, and Interviews to TTJ editors DeAnna Toten Beard, ([email protected]) and John Sefel ([email protected]) We also invite submission of Book Reviews and Performance Reviews. Typical length is 800 words. Please contact the respective editors directly. Book Review Editor: Michael Schwartz, PhD ([email protected]) Performance Review Editor: Caitlin Lee ([email protected])

Mission: The mission of Texas Theatre Journal is to publish articles, book reviews, performance reviews, and interviews relating to theatre and the performing arts, with an emphasis on those activities in the State of Texas.

03/21/2019

Get your submissions in! Our call for submissions deadline for the 2019 volume is TOMORROW!

Texas Theatre Journal announces our Call for Submissions and a new Co-Editor. The deadline for submissions to the 2019 v...
01/16/2019

Texas Theatre Journal announces our Call for Submissions and a new Co-Editor.

The deadline for submissions to the 2019 volume is March 22nd 2019.
Please see the file link in the comments for more information about submitting articles, interviews, and reviews.

Shelby-Allison Hibbs is stepping into the role of Co-Editor of the journal. She is an award-winning writer and Clinical Assistant Professor at The University of Texas at Dallas where she teaches a variety of courses in performance, dramatic literature, and directing. She is a contributor for Theater Jones and has been published in HowlRound, American Theatre, Ecumenica, Theatre/Practice, Theatre Topics, Texas Theater Journal, Etudes and Theatre Forum. She is a member of Dallas Playwright's Workshop with The Dallas Theater Center. She has presented scholarly and creative work at several national conferences including ATHE, MATC, SCMLA, and others.

In Dallas, she has worked with Dead White Zombies, Cry Havoc Theater, Dallas Theater Center, The Aviary, WaterTower Theatre, Nouveau47, Shakespeare Dallas, Echo Theatre, Kitchen Dog Theater/OMPF, Dallas Children's Theater, Shakespeare at the Bar, House Party Theatre, and Capers for Kids. She has worked as a Teaching Artist and Director with The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey and The Berkshire Theatre Group. New York credits include premieres with Slant Theatre Project, CTown, Target Margin Theatre, Edge in Motion, Adrienne Westwood, and Robert Wilson. While in New York, she interned with The Wooster Group and Jim Findlay's BOTANICA.

Happy 2019! Texas Theatre Journal's annual Call for Papers will be posted soon with a special announcement!.
01/02/2019

Happy 2019!
Texas Theatre Journal's annual Call for Papers will be posted soon with a special announcement!.

01/24/2018
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01/02/2018

Texas Theatre Journal's cover photo

This is the 1900 Storm Memorial of Galveston, Texas, as featured on the cover of the 2018 Texas Theatre Journal, just re...
01/02/2018

This is the 1900 Storm Memorial of Galveston, Texas, as featured on the cover of the 2018 Texas Theatre Journal, just released today! You can pick up your copy at this year's Texas Educational Theatre Association TheatreFest in Galveston, or order a copy now at http://www.amazon.com/dp/1983443913/

Best wishes to all in the new year, from Editors DeAnna Toten Beard and John Michael Sefel, Performance Review Editor Suzanne Delle, and Book Review Editor Cason Murphy.

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08/08/2016

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08/08/2016

Texas Theatre Journal seeks submissions for the 2017 volume. Articles on a wide range of topics are welcome. We invite practice-based studies, theoretical explorations, historical considerations, and other methodologies. The journal is also interested in research related to the broad geographical, cultural, and historical notion of Texas.

We welcome opportunities to support scholars working in Texas. Published annually by the Texas Educational Theatre Association, our mandate is to feature the work of graduate students whenever possible.

DeAnna Toten Beard and John Sefel, Editors

Send inquiries and full submission to [email protected]

Articles: We value clear and accessible writing for a general audience of theatre educators, scholars, and practitioners.

• Articles, typically 4000-6000 words in length, should be sent via email as Word files
• Please follow Chicago Style guidelines
• Include a title page with author(s) and affiliated institutions
• Article itself should be a reader’s copy without author’s name or affiliation
• Citations/context notes should be handled as end notes

Profiles: We publish scholarly profiles (300-500 words in length) of theatre practitioners—historical or contemporary—with a Texas connection. Accompanying photos are preferred (author must secure photo permissions).

Interviews: We accept the submission of rigorous and relevant interviews with theatre practitioners.

We also invite submission of Book Reviews and Performance Reviews. Typical length is 800 words. Please contact the respective editors directly.

Book Review Editor: Michael Schwartz, PhD [email protected]

Performance Review Editor: Suzanne Delle, MFA [email protected]

08/27/2015

We are still accepting submissions for the 2016 issue. Final deadline is Sept. 11!!

We invite practice-based studies, theoretical explorations, historical considerations, and other methodologies.

The journal is particularly interested in research related to the broad geographical, cultural, and historical notion of Texas. We welcome opportunities to support scholars working in Texas.

Published annually by the Texas Educational Theatre Association, our mandate is to feature the work of graduate students whenever possible.

Send Articles, Profiles, and Interviews to the Editors
DeAnna Toten Beard, PhD John Sefel, MFA
[email protected] [email protected]

Articles: We value clear and accessible writing for a general audience of theatre educators, scholars, and practitioners.
• Articles, typically 4000-6000 words in length, should be sent via email as Word files
• Please follow Chicago Style guidelines
• Include a title page with author(s) and affiliated institutions
• Article itself should be a reader’s copy without author’s name or affiliation
• Citations/context notes should be handled as end notes

Profiles: We publish scholarly profiles (300-500 words in length) of theatre practitioners—historical or contemporary—with a Texas connection. Accompanying photos are preferred (author must secure photo permissions).

Interviews: We accept the submission of rigorous and relevant interviews with theatre practitioners.

We also invite submission of Book Reviews and Performance Reviews.
Typical length is 800 words. Please contact the editors for more information.

01/16/2015

TTJ editors DeAnna Toten Beard and John Sefel will both be at TheatreFest in Houston -- will you? Remember, it's never too early to start planning the next volume, so don't be afraid to grab us in the elevator and pitch us those ideas for articles, interviews, profiles, Texas production documentations, and performance/book reviews!

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05/19/2014

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05/19/2014

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05/19/2014

We are accepting submissions for the January 2015 volume.

Deadline: September 1, 2014 but early submissions appreciated!

The 2015 volume of Texas Theatre Journal will focus on Performance, Pedagogy, and Play. We seek articles, profiles, and interviews on topics of theatre in the educational environment, theatre and youth, service learning through theatre, storytelling and learning, etc. We invite practice-based studies, theoretical explorations, historical considerations, and other methodologies.

Send Articles, Profiles, and Interviews to the Editors:
DeAnna Toten Beard, PhD
[email protected]
&
John Sefel, MFA
[email protected]

Interested in writing a Book Review? Contact
Michael Schwartz, PhD
[email protected]

Interested in a writing Performance Review? Contact
Caitlin Lee, MFA
[email protected]

Texas Theatre Journal's cover photo
05/19/2014

Texas Theatre Journal's cover photo

05/24/2013

Texas Theatre Journal invites manuscripts on a variety of topics related to theatre and the performing arts, with emphases on history, practice, criticism, and theory. In addition to full-length articles, TTJ publishes profiles, interviews, book reviews, and performance reviews.

The journal is particularly interested in research related to the broad geographical, cultural, and historical notion of Texas. We welcome opportunities to support scholars working in Texas. Published annually by the Texas Educational Theatre Association, our mandate is to feature the work of graduate students whenever possible.

We are accepting papers now for the January 2014 volume ** Deadline: July 1, 2013

We also invite submission of Book Reviews and Performance Reviews.
Typical length is 800 words. Please contact the respective editors directly.

Michael Schwartz, PhD -- Book Review Editor, mailto:[email protected]
Caitlin Lee, MFA -- Performance Review Editor; [email protected]

08/28/2012

With the September 1st CFP deadline approaching, articles, interviews, reviews, and profiles have been coming in fast! Have you sent yours in yet?

08/14/2012

Now accepting papers for the January, 2013 volume. Deadline: September 1, 2012.

Please send:
* Articles, Profiles, and Interviews to Dr. DeAnna Toten Beard, Editor, at [email protected], and John Sefel, Assistant Editor, at [email protected].

* Book Reviews to Dr. Michael Schwartz, Book Editor, at [email protected]

* Performance Reviews to Caitlin Lee, MFA, Performance Review Editor, at [email protected]

For more details on submission requirements, please see our "about" page or www.texastheatrejournal.org.

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