THEATRE IN EDUCATION

THEATRE IN EDUCATION

Civic Ensemble uses theatre & drama tools to explore questions and possibilities in our schools and with young people in our community. We collaborate with students, teachers, staff, and administrators to imagine, create, problem-solve, and build capacity.

In my time at the school, the one thing that has changed hearts and minds around race was your work.

-Principal in the Ithaca City School District

Theatre in Education Programs

 

Youth Forum Theatre Troupe - A program for 8th-12th graders to explore issues that matter to you in our community, and create a play that aims to impact that issue. No theatre experience required. FREE for all young people.

Sign up now for the 2022-2023 school year:

Youth sign up

Parent/guardian form

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Our Stories, Our Solutions (OSOS)  - a participatory theatre experience supporting workplace communities in noticing and intervening in racism within their community. Using a process of story circles, devised playmaking, and facilitated workshops, OSOS gives staff members an opportunity to practice for real life - trying on solutions and learning from and with their peers. For information on bringing this program to your workplace, contact julia@civicensemble.org.

Our Theatre in Education Program also includes “1-off” workshops at educational sites like the Cornell Dyson School and our local elementary schools. If you are interested in having Civic Ensemble artists work with you school or classroom,  email info@civicensemble.org