Resource Library

The MTA Resource Library is a place where you can find resources in all areas of theatre. There are several sources in regard to COVID-19 guidelines and how to follow suggested guidelines when hosting theatrical productions. If you have a resource that would be a good addition, please e-mail it to Executive Director, Stacy Howell.

American Association of Community Theatres

AACT is committed to making sure that the art of community theatre thrives. 
Reopening Guide


Art and Resiliency in the Time of Coronavirus

Connecticut Conversations regarding arts response to COVID-19
PBS Video


Arts Action Fund

The Arts Action Fund is at the forefront of advancing the arts in America. We are the only national arts advocacy organization dedicating 100% of our time, money, and political clout to the advancement of the arts in America.
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Barbizon

What began with light bulbs and toy trains is now a fully integrated, specialized lighting company that services television, film, theatre, houses of worship, and facilities across the globe.
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Educational Theatre Association

Vision: Every student will have access to theatre taught by qualified educators as a vital part of a well-rounded education.
Reopening Guide


MainStage Theatrical Supply, Inc.

Founded in 1981, MainStage Theatrical Supply, Inc. is a full-service entertainment supply company, with offices in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Pensacola, Florida; Memphis, Tennessee; Houston, Texas.
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MS CCR Arts Standards for Theatre

Mississippi Career and College Readiness Arts Standards for Theatre.
MS CCR Standards for Theatre


Mississippi Alliance for Arts Education

Committed to promoting high-quality, comprehensive, and sequential arts education for all Mississippi students – from their first school day until graduation.
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Mississippi Arts Commission

MAC provides financial and technical assistance for arts programming to arts organizations and educational institutions throughout Mississippi.
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Mississippi Department of Education

The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) provides resources and technical support to Mississippi’s public school system. The department also functions as a resource for federal education requirements and funding.
Reopening Guide


Mississippi Presenters Network

Through sharing of knowledge, advocating for support, and collaborative resources each presenting organization will become stronger.
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Mississippi Thespians

Shaping lives through theatre education by honoring student achievement in theatre and enriching their theatre education experience; supporting teachers by providing professional development, networking opportunities, resources, and recognition; and influencing public opinion that theatre education is essential and builds life skills. 
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National Education Association

We bring the expertise, drive, and dedication of 3 million educators and allies to advancing justice and excellence in public education.
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Southeastern Theatre Conference

SETC is a nationwide organization that helps connect theatre practitioners of all experience levels with training and resources.
Reopening Guide


Teaching Artist Alliance

The TAA is a growing network of highly-skilled, vetted, sought-after, experienced teaching artists, who are all qualified specialists in their respective disciplines.
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Theatre Design Techniques – Color Technique

Cody Stockstill, University of Mississippi
Instructional Video


Virtual Theatre Experiences 

See a variety of performances from the comfort of your couch at home.
Theater Seat Store