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Tech Theatre Toolkit

This Tech Tool Kit created by Theatre Educator B.K. Goodman, provides all of the tools you need to create and teach a full tech theatre curriculum, including teaching PowerPoints ready to be customized, sample lesson plans, and an overall curriculum map plotting out each topic aligned to standards.  Links to free online resources are also included.  

Great resources to download today and teach tomorrow! 


About the Author

Mr. Goodman is the Head Theatre Director at Morton Ranch High School as well as the Director of the Performing Arts Center where he produces over 6 main-stage productions a year in addition to many other events.  Mr. Goodman received his Bachelors Degree from Southeastern Oklahoma State University and his Masters in Theatre from Texas A&M University-Commerce. BK Goodman serves as the Vice President and Director of Operations for Texas Thespians. 

Tech Theatre Teaching Modules

Teaching PowerPoints and a curriculum map covering an entire year of tech theatre. Ready to download and use in the classroom. 

  • Tech Theatre Curriculum Map
    An entire curriculum in technical theatre mapped out over a typical school year and aligned to the National Theatre Standards.
  • Tech Theatre Toolkit: Introduction & Week One
    Educator B.K. Goodman shares ideas for setting up classroom management and tracking student assignments using Google docs, google slides and Google drive.
  • Tech Theatre Toolkit: Types of Stages
    Week long unit on types of stages may be used as a bridge between theatre history and set construction.
  • Tech Theatre Toolkit: Theatre History
    Introduce theatre history to students with this teaching PowerPoint.
  • Tech Theatre Toolkit: Tools & Tool Safety
    Teaching tools and safety in the tech theatre classroom.
  • Sample Power Tool Performance Test: Power Drill
    Example of a performance test for power tool use and knowledge which can be adapted to any power tool.