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Theater Education

Hartford Performs: Measuring Student Achievement Through Arts Education

Bruce E. Whitacre | Posted 08.05.2013 | Arts
Bruce E. Whitacre

Brace yourself...this is a big one. Arts education enrichment programs are starting to demonstrate concrete, measurable improvement in student achievement and engagement.

Celebrating a Decade of Creative Learning and Student Leadership in the South Bronx (Video)

Kate Quarfordt | Posted 04.17.2013 | Impact
Kate Quarfordt

We've come a long way from those days in the church parking lot. A decade later my colleagues, students and I are thrilled to officially unveil a 10-minute documentary that chronicles the evolution of the Bronx Prep Performing Arts Academy.

Theater Education Programs Are in Demand for Workforce Creativity

Bruce E. Whitacre | Posted 01.22.2013 | Education
Bruce E. Whitacre

A significant number of young people today, when they enter the workforce, will never have been exposed to the valuable skills that come with arts education and specifically the theater experience. This is a missed opportunity.

Bullies, Bullied, Bystanders, or Bullet Proof -- How the Arts Help Break the Cycle of School Violence

Kristen Paglia | Posted 07.09.2011 | Arts
Kristen Paglia

Arts education, particularly theater education, may be an effective method of teaching young people tolerance, and helping them recognize, and stand up against, injustice.