Theatre in Our Schools

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01-05-2017 12:05

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95% of school administrators believe that theatre experiences improve students overall academic skills.
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High school students engaged in Applied Drama playmaking gain an understanding of their voice as a tool for positive change in society.
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Drama instruction integrated into elementary classrooms improves students' social and emotional development and contributes to a positive classroom culture.
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Middle school students taught lessons that integrate drama into instruction are more likely to voice their own ideas and engage in learning through active classroom participation.
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High-poverty grade K-2 English language learners who receive weekly drama lessons demonstrate increased listening and speaking skills on standardized tests.
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"I have found that using theatre exercises to develop skills in listening, trust, improvisation, imagination, and role-play can help scientists become better able to collaborate and communicate their work."
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At-risk middle school students engaged in an after-school musical theatre program demonstrate improved confidence, creativity, resiliency, responsibility, collaboration, and sense of community.
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In 2015, students who took four years of arts classes in high school scored an average of 92 points higher on their SATs than students who took only one half year or less.
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Middle school teachers invested in an after-school musical theatre program gain creativity and problem-solving skills, sense of community, resilience, and theatre expertise.
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High school students who earn few or no arts credits are five times less likely to graduate than students who earn multiple arts credits.
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Middle school students engaged in play-building learn conflict resolution skills, greater respect for peers, and how to listen to multiple points of view.
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Reading play scripts out loud helps low-performing at-risk middle school students become better readers, with significant improvement in their vocabulary skills, vocal projection, and confidence.
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Viewing plays about significant social issues, such as poverty, can help stimulate meaningful dialogue and understanding between teachers and students.
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High school students engaged in actor training develop a higher level of empathy, heightened understanding of what others are thinking and feeling, and are better able to control their own positive and negative emotions.
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Elementary students have more vivid recall and a greater understanding of museum content when the visit includes dramatic performances by role-playing characters.
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In 2008, African-American and Hispanic students had less than half the access to arts education as white students.
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Arts students whose teachers receive professional development in balanced arts assessment demonstrate significantly greater achievement than students whose teachers do not.
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"Only 15% of job success comes from technical skills and knowledge. The other 85% comes from well-developed soft-skills, things like the ability to listen, artistic sense, nonverbal communication, enthusiasm, and storytelling. Isn't this the focus of our work in the future?"
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"In theatre, you have the power to bring voice to those who have been marginalized, discriminated against, left out, overlooked, or silenced."
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Dramatic enactments of scientific concepts allow elementary students to connect to science learning through movement, language, social interaction, and collaboration.
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Fourth-grade students whose language arts and social studies curricula integrated theatre into their classes are almost 100% more likely to pass a state-based language arts test.
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89% of surveyed business executives participated in the arts during their school careers.
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Middle school students who participate in drama programs are less likely to engage in risky, delinquent, and/or violent behaviors.
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58% of surveyed business executives believe that participating in the arts in school can help develop workplace skills.
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High poverty students with sustained involvement in theatre shows substantial improvement in reading proficiency, gains in self-concept and motivation, and higher levels of empathy for others.
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Most high school theatre programs rely entirely on box office revenue to support their activities.
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Students from high-income families are twice as likely to participate in school plays or musicals than students from low-income families.
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Almost half of public high school theatre programs use a gym or cafetorium as their primary performance space.
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Young adults who had arts-rich experiences in high school are more likely to engage in public volunteerism.
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Disadvantaged students in grades 8-12 who receive an arts education are three times more likely to earn a Bachelor's degree than students who lack those experiences.
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Students with high levels of arts involvement are less likely to drop out of school.

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