Topic: Performing Arts

Choosing Your Child's First Musical Instrument

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There are so many benefits to learning to play an instrument - it relieves stress, builds confidence, develops reasoning skills and more. But for parents who have never played an instrument themselves, deciding on a first instrument for their child can be a daunting experience.

Conversely, parents who are proficient at music often put their child on the same musical journey, starting their child on the instrument they first learnt to play.

Topics: High School, Primary School, Pre-School, Prep, Performing Arts

Does Drama Belong on the School Curriculum?

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My cousin applied for a position as Head of Drama at a prestigious British private school.  During the interview, she was asked to define the primary role of drama in education.  Her answer?  "Therapy".  She got the job.

Many people see drama as a 'touchy, feely' subject that allows kids to express themselves, while having some laughs along the way.

Topics: High School, Primary School, Performing Arts

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