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Learning at Triad Stage

Learning at Triad Stage

“If you want to build a ship, don't drum up the men to gather the wood, divide the work and give orders. Instead teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.”

Antoine de Saint-Exupery,The Little Prince (1943)

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Learning has been one of Triad Stage's core values since the company began in 2001. We take seriously our responsibility to help train the next generation of theater artists and audiences through programming bold, thought-provoking theater and through engaging our community in a conversation around art.


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Current Programs


We program lectures and audience talk-backs with actors, designers and experts during all of our MainStage productions to deepen audience engagement with our work.

  • Technically Talking is a behind-the-scenes conversation with our director and designers
  • PostScript is a free-wheeling discussion with the cast following the show
  • InSight is a conversation with a noted expert on a theme or topic related to the show
Professional Training Program

A season-long hands-on apprenticeship program for aspiring theater professionals, who are housed in Greensboro and trained by our professional staff. We are hosting 6 Apprentices this season, and have positions for 9 Apprentices in the 2017-2018 season.

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Student Matinees and Student & Educator Discounts

We strive to provide opportunities and discounts that make theater available and affordable for all, and to help train the next generation of theatergoers.

University Partnerships

We've partnered with multiple area universities and colleges including the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC A&T Stage University and the University of North Carolina School of the Arts to provide new curricular opportunities on and off stage, and a bridge to the profession for aspiring theater artists.

NC Young Playwrights Festival

We proudly host this an annual festival sponsored by the North Carolina Theatre Arts Educators (NCTAE) and UNCG Theatre Education.

August Wilson Monologue Competition

In 2016 we collaborated with NC A&T State University to produce the inaugural Greensboro regional finals of this national competition, and we are already working on plans to participate again in 2018.