Joshua Rashon Streeter is an Assistant Professor of Theatre Education and heads the Theatre Education Licensure Program at James Madison University. His teaching focuses on pre-service and in-service education in K-12 schools, Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA), musical theatre, and arts integration. Joshua’s scholarship analyzes the pedagogies used in rehearsals and classrooms and considers the relationship between process and product in a creative experience. 

Joshua was named the 2015 Winifred Ward Scholar from the American Alliance for Theatre and Education (AATE). He was one of the twelve writers for the National Theatre Standards and has worked as a consultant for numerous state departments of education. Joshua has created and facilitated workshops across the nation, including the American Alliance for Theatre and Education National Conference, Educational Theatre Association National Conference, Woodruff Arts Center Educator Conference, NYU Forum on Educational Theatre, National Association for the Education of Young Children National Conference, Tennessee Arts Academy, and Drama for Schools Summer Institute. 

Joshua holds degrees from Millikin University, Emerson College, Mansfield University of Pennsylvania, and the University of Texas at Austin. 


“You pushed us to deepen our lessons and get young people to take risks and talk!”
— Peak View Elementary Teacher, VA
Finally! A professional development opportunity that was useful, meaningful, and packed with ideas and strategies that will be useful in any classroom- not just my performing arts classes. More people need this training! I didn’t want to leave when it was over and that NEVER happens in a PD!
— Performing Arts Program Coordinator, Colgan High School and Center for Fine and Performing Arts, VA