BACKstage Exam

Instructor Resources

2022-23 Registration Begins September 15. 


BACKstage Overview Page - Take a sample test.

Resource & Study Guides - These resources and study guides are not intended to replace a curriculum, but could help instructors broaden an existing curriculum. 

Student Data Collection – Parental Permission Form - If your school requires that parents are notified of names and emails being shared with a 3rd party per FERPA, you may use this form to collect this. All data is protected and not shared beyond purposes of evaluation of test.

Testing Protocol Document  - The testing protocol doc is for you and your proctors to administer the test. We recognize that schools/students continue to use distance learning either part or full time. 

Proctor/Security Agreement  - The security agreement outlines our expectations for protecting the proprietary information we have developed for this test.

How to access your exam - Instructions for your students to access exam.

BACKstage News

Read Dana Taylor's Article for High School Today on the BACKstage Exam- November 16, 2022

USITT and EdTA’s BACKstage Technical Theatre Pilot Exam Continues this Spring in High Schools Across the Country - April 28, 2021

BACKstage Exam Technical Theatre Exam for High School Students Pilot Sites Some schools might be missing from this list. Please contact us if you would like to add a link to your school name, add your missing school name, or remove your school from the list. 

USITT and EdTA Launch Technical Theatre Pilot Exam in High Schools Across the Country - September 8, 2020