"I think you can use theater to touch on every subject across the curriculum.Î¾ It can be a great inspiration to kids not only to get them to read, but to motivate them in other subject areas," said Jackie deMontmollin, associate director of theater education.Î¾Î¾ Î¾Î¾Î¾
The new Theatre for Young Audiences engages children and teens by having them attend a production and then applying the experience to other school subjects.Î¾ Teacher support materials relate the production to math, English and art lessons, and include information on theater etiquette.Î¾ deMontmollin says the school is working to collaborate with school districts and other UH colleges.Î¾ Theatre for Young Audiences' productions will be twice a year, on campus and in the community.
"There is learning for our students at the university level and for students out in the school system," said deMontmollin.Î¾ "It really creates a bridge between the University of Houston and the greater Houston community."
Theatre for Young Audiences is part of what's happening at the University of Houston. I'm Marisa Ramirez.Î¾
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