Dramatically Able II Program
September 21 - November 23
The Dramatically Able Program
Dramatically Able is a series of theatre sensory workshops which introduce students who are blind and visually impaired in the 3rd to 12th grade to theatre. It is a kinesthetic, hands-on experience. Drama is typically a visual art form. It is rich in opportunities for all children. Dramatic activities such as role-playing, storytelling, improvisation, and pantomime, exercise the imagination, build communication skills, and provide an opportunity to work cooperatively with others.
Not only will your child be introduced to all the aspects of the theatre by theatrical professionals, but this cooperative effort will also provide dramatic activities that will help develop verbal and non-verbal communication skills, while building self-esteem, increasing self- awareness, and improving self-confidence.
In collaboration with teachers for students who are blind and visually impaired, the drama activities have been specially designed for children who are blind and visually impaired. What an innovative and fun way for your child to also develop their Expanded Core Curriculum skills and become Dramatically Able! Students learn about the accommodation of audio description and attend a play, many for the first time, with audio description! And finally, they are cast in a showcase production that is open to the public.