The proven benefits of theatre.

Why Theatre? What’s it do?

Theatre does many, many things for a community and individuals. There is study after study that proves how valuable participating in theatre is for people of all ages. Exposing children to theatre either by being in the audience or acting on the stage has benefits that last a lifetime. Here are just a few links:

http://theatrewashington.org/content/7-reasons-why-theatre-makes-our-lives-better

http://www.aate.com/?page=effects

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/10/141016165953.htm

http://educationnext.org/learning-live-theater/