Theatre Education is essential to education and a vibrant part of life. Learning, performing, creating, and appreciating Theatre brings meaning and richness to our heritage and culture. Theatre Education develops the capacity for creative emotional expression; expands physical, improvisational, and artistic skills; and enriches the quality of the lives of students. Theatre Education is a positive influence in the lives and education of students and society as a whole, facilitating learning in other subjects and enhancing skills and knowledge used in other areas.
Through Theatre Education, students learn the meaning and value of creativity and innovation by:
Through Theatre Education, students obtain critical thinking skills that shape their efforts and affect their personal value choices by:
Through Theatre Education, students learn to communicate through acting, role playing, and improvisation by articulating thoughts and ideas clearly through more than written and spoken word.
Theatre Education prepares students for success in school, work, and life:
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