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

Explore the diverse art of musical theater and discover how movement, music, acting, and theater tech are used to tell a story. Speaking, writing and reading teaching strategies are engaged to simultaneously develop literacy skills and learn how this multidisciplinary art form is a powerful vehicle for self-expression and storytelling.

Learning Goals:

  • Create links between the performing arts and core curriculum standards
  • Demonstrate the effectiveness of Musical Theater as a tool for learning
  • Provide and co-create activities for the classroom that integrate Musical Theater as a learning tool