EdTA 2018 National Conference 1: John Cariani Keynote Address from 2018 EdTA National Conference “We Are All Artists”

One of the many exciting and illuminating events that people are enjoying this week at the 2018 Educational Theatre Association’s National Conference, “We Are All Artists,” was John Cariani’s keynote presentation on Friday morning.  View his insightful, humorous, and inspiring presentation in the video above.

John Cariani is the author of Almost, Maine, which has become one of the most frequently produced plays in the U.S., with more than 2,500 productions to date, and has won the top spot as the most popular play in EdTA’s annual survey of school theatre programs for the past four years.  He’s also an award-winning actor who’s appeared on and Off-Broadway, at regional theatres across the country, and in several films and TV shows.  From 2002 to 2007, Cariani played Julian Beck on NBC’s long-running drama Law & Order.  Currently, he’s appearing on Broadway in the musical The Band’s Visit.

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