Advice for Theatre Directors: It’s Not Broadway, Part II

Be Understanding of the Need to Explore In Part I of this two-part series, we looked at how theatre directors working with kids on a show may have unreasonable expectations and how those expectations may work against their production. In

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The Arts and Learning: Theatre in the Classroom and Community

In Champions of Change: The Impact of the Arts on Learning, the preeminent study on the usefulness and importance of the arts as a teaching and achievement tool, Richard Riley, Secretary, Department of Education, wrote. “The ultimate challenge for American

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A Student Finding His Niche in the Theatre

While on the road directing and performing with Missoula Children’s Theatre, I had many life-changing moments that provided me with a huge amount of perspective. This story is only one of them. Invisible Rewards We were casting our weekly musical

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Theatre Arts Benefits for High Risk Adolescent Girls

What the Performing Arts Can Achieve Theatre arts can be an immensely beneficial tool for motivating and inspiring adolescent girls living in high risk, inner city communities to become optimistic drivers of change in their own lives as well as

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Theatre in School Beneficial for All Ages

Theatre in schools is a valuable tool for students of all ages. Drama does not require a teacher or instructor who has studied theatre in college. A background in community theatre can be helpful, but there are plenty of resources

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