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||Theatre makes children better thinkers.
10-year old children are just beginning to connect motives and actions to human behavior. Theatre is one of the best ways to develop a child's ability to reason and connect ideas.
From a study by Jeanne Klein, Children's Processing of Theatre as a Function of Verbal and Visual Recall
More than 60% of the children who were exposed to theatre were able to respond to basic comprehension questions with more thorough and mature responses than those without theatre exposure.
From a study by Johnny Saldano, A Quantitative Analysis of Children's Response to Theatre from Probing Questions.
Theatre makes children better students.
Standardized tests prove that, following routine theatre exposure, children's reading scores can improve up to 70%; writing scores, 40%; and math scores can show more than 200% improvement.
Results of Dallas Children's Theatre program Curtains up on Reading.
More than 60% of the children who were exposed to theatre were able to respond to basic compprehension questions with more thorough and mature responses than those without theatre exposure.
From a study by Johnny Saldana, A Quantitative Analysis of Children's Response to Theatre from Probing Questions
Theatre makes children better people.
Exposure to the theatre has many benefits for children such as increased awareness of social and cultural values and increased knowledge of history and human events.
National Endowment for the Arts
Theatre teaches children about cultural diversity and tolerance which cannot be presented as effectively in any other artistic medium.
Saul Goldman, The Simon Wiesenthal Center