Theatre has been an influential factor in many people’s lives. Creativity can flourish, academics can improve and means of self expression can be developed. “The creative process of theatre leads children to be more open minded and acceptable because of the diverse roles they portray.”
Theatre can teach valuable skills that can be used in the professional world, staging and performing in a show can promote teamwork through the actors and the crew. Speaking in front of the audience develops confidence and improves communication skills. Improvisation can be done in a group or individually and develops quick thinking in times of pressure and also develops team work and listening skills.
Children are our future, it is imperative that we develop well- rounded individuals that can contribute to society. Dramatics classes can promote positive approach and the skills learned can be used to resolve any problem, be it big or small. It is important to teach this to toady’s youth so that it gets passed on through the years.