The Drama Program, an essential element of a comprehensive academic curriculum, allows students to transform, reflect, and act upon the human condition. Students in grades 6-8 participate in drama class during one trimester, while drama is incorporated at the lower levels through dramatic exploration within their studies of language arts and/or social studies.
A collaborative art form driven by inquiry, drama actively engages students in the process of creation, and encourages students to implement their ideas while simultaneously responding critically to a variety of work. Drama helps students understand how the arts shape the diverse cultures of both past and present societies. Students learn to take risks and express their thoughts and feelings. Drama develops the “whole child” through physical, emotional, intellectual and social interaction.