Benefits of the Performing Arts

Did you know students who participate in the arts are…

4 times more likely:

  • to be recognized for academic achievement
  • to participate in math/science fairs
  • to win awards for writing

And 3 times more likely:

  • to be elected to class offices
  • to win attendance awards
  • to go on to higher education

The performing arts increase the opportunity for learning through:

  • communication and expression, leading to improved self esteem
  • team work
  • developing both sides of the brain
  • thinking outside the box
  • increasing problem-solving techniques, focusing on process and technique rather than result
  • helping us see ourselves in a historical and humanitarian way
  • having fun!