Online Virtual Exploration

Provider: Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

Contact: Candice Rodriguez
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Starting cost per student: $0

Additional Info: * Programming for the 2020-2021 school year will be at no-cost

Max. Capacity:

Transportation Needed?  No

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Is Financial Assistance Offered?  No

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Description of all elements of this Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Exploration:

Lesson 1: Drama for Understanding

In this workshop, students will engage in a series of improvisational and dramatic exercises designed to explore and identify emotions and needs, while developing focus, attention and self-control. Students will also engage in exercises designed to understand the importance of goal setting. Specific vocabulary list and themes can be adapted and incorporated per teacher request.

SEL Competencies: Self-awareness and Self-Management

Lesson 2: Drama for Community 

This workshop builds on Drama for Understanding as it explores perspective, diversity and empathy through a series of multi-sensory dramatic and improvisational exercises. Highlighting the importance of communication skills, listening, cooperation and teamwork, this workshop offers an opportunity for students to practice responsibility, choices and group awareness.

SEL Competencies: Social awareness and Relationship Skills

 

Lesson 3:Drama for Change 

A workshop designed to engage students in activities that explore creation, transformation, deepening trust, and problem solving through drama and improvisation. Building on the workshops Drama for Understanding and Drama for Community, this workshop offers students the opportunity to learn the importance of action taking, being proactive, as well as reflection and evaluation.

SEL Competencies: Responsible Decision Making

Teaching Artist: Maria Schaedler-Luera

Length: 30 minutes

Virtual lessons will be through Zoom or a platform of your choice.

**** Lessons can be scheduled individually or as a package. There are no prerequisites.

 

Standards/Benchmarks:

Lesson 1: LAFS.K.SL.2.6, LAFS.1.SL.2.4, LAFS.2.SL.2.4, TH.1.S.3.1
Lesson 2: LAFS.1.L.3.5, LAFS.2.RL.2.6, TH.2.S.2.1
Lesson 3: SS.K.C.2.1, SS.1.C.2.3, SS.2.C.2.2, TH.2.F.3.1

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