PERFORMING ARTS

Welcome to Performing Arts at P.S. 116!  Students learn the art of performing in theater, dance, and music, and practice proper technique on the stage.  Dramatic play is emphasized, as is singing, improvisation, script reading, playwriting, and responding to professional and peer performances. It is my hope that all students understand that the art of performance is accessible to each and every one of them.

Please check back periodically for more information, as well as photos, videos, and even student work!  Thank you for your continued support of Performing Arts at P.S. 116. 

 

Performing

Arts

Goals

THEATER

Drama • Comedy • Improvisation

  • Transform into your character

  • Tell stories through performance

  • Be present, both on stage and in the audience 

  • Support your fellow performers

  • Think critically about your performance

DANCE

Movement • Eurhythmics

  • Move to a steady beat

  • Create movements that reflect the song or story

  • Be expressive through movement

  • Be present, both on stage and in the audience 

  • Support your fellow performers

MUSIC

Vocal • Instrumental • Eurhythmics

  • Sing/play in tune and on beat

  • Sing using your best instrument

  • ​Play with proper technique

  • Be present, both on stage and in the audience 

  • Support your fellow performers

  • Think critically about your performance

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