Beyond creativity and thinking skills, arts education will help you enhance your communication and expressive skills, as well as boosting your confidence and self-esteem.
Theatre and performing arts practitioners, organizations and educators in Victoria and Regina are partnering to create opportunities for BIPOC artists and cultural administrators.
The rituals of ancient Greece – especially public performances of tragic plays – have remarkable resonance with the current moment.
Despite a new legal framework for abortion services, many women still travel to other parts of the UK to have an abortion.
Some hard decisions need to be made if we are to get better value-for-money performing arts funding from central and local government.
Now, more than ever, we need to share stories that build relationships, community connections and self-esteem, especially with our children.
Forty years since Fame showed the vulnerability of performing arts students, we can still do more to protect them. As we resume physical contact, we can use performance to renegotiate safe intimacy.
Thucydides’ description of the plague that struck Athens in 430 BC is one of the great passages of Greek literature. It focusses on the social response, both of those who died and those who survived.
In the popular Australian TV series Wentworth, the setting of a women’s prison is a pressure-cooker for drama. The setting also allows for greater representation of diverse female characters.
A study that showed youth in five global cities lose hope as they grow into adulthood was turned into an elegant and beautiful documentary play with a plea to listen to the urgent calls of youth.
Perfectionism-driven social anxiety means young men will also be susceptible to ideological scripting of behaviour on TV.
Long a repressed language, the Scots tongue is experiencing a cultural resurgence thanks to popular drama and storytelling.
The 1970s transformed Australian drama. It was a time of imaginative brilliance as the Empire wrote back.
Brilliant performances from the two central characters are undermined by a confused production.
Popcorn packets and phone use in the theatre can be very distracting, but it’s nothing compared to what performers had to put up with in the past.
The BBC’s dark drama reveals just how thin the veneer of middle-class respectability can be.
Some have denounced the New York Public Theater for encouraging violence against President Trump. But the play does just the opposite, warning of the pitfalls of political assassination.
Podcast drama is becoming increasingly big business.
Through subtle parallels to our own lives and choices, literature can help us make sense of political upheavals.
A prescriptive English curriculum is in danger of making writing boring for primary school children.