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Drama and Dance

Lessons From High School Musicals

My appreciation of musicals started with The Sound of Music soundtrack. As a child, I listened to the entire album. I branched out to other musicals discovering they comprised ...

It Takes Two To Tango

Imagine a gymnasium filled with a grade seven students. They’re scattered around the room in mixed pairs of girls and boys. They’re holding hands. They’re looking each other ...

Drama Game: Guess Who?

Students can learn something interesting about classmates that might have taken all year to discover

Drama: Circle Name Game

A simple way to start creating a sense of community among students is through icebreakers, such as variations of the ‘name game.’

Teachers Learn the Two-Step

For students who can’t communicate very well in traditional ways—through written tests, essays, and exercises—dance is one way for them to share feelings.

Field Trips: Dramatic Arts

An excursion for your next dramatic arts lesson is the perfect opportunity to present students with an experience that is filled with both learning and excitement.