Performing Arts Focus:
Musical Theater, Music
Curriculum Connections:
Language Arts/ Literacy, Social Studies
21st Century Skills Addressed:
Communication, Collaboration, Creativity, Critical Thinking/Problem Solving

In this interactive workshop, participants will experience effective teaching strategies to bring emotional connection and movement to a musical theater song. Discover how to support students in communicating emotion by taking cues from song lyrics, rhythm, and meaning.

Learning Goals:

  • Explore ways of using student voice and prior knowledge to connect the lyrics and music to their own lives
  • Develop a deeper understanding of character and story through exploration and improvisation
  • Create a toolkit for identifying student’s strengths through music and choice