ACADEMY Arts for all
“Academy Arts for All” is an inclusive program which offers those with learning differences a platform to create, express and perform under professional theatrical instruction. With a focus on teamwork, these courses create a cognitively-challenging environment where students are encouraged to develop creativity and social skill sets. “Academy Arts for All” makes the arts accessible to all populations, employing specifically designed curriculum to permit those with learning differences the opportunity to express their artistry in front of an audience at the professional Jeannette & L.M. George Theater or A.D. Players’ Saint Street Studio.
Instituted in Summer 2017, this program partners with local Houston area therapeutic and alternative learning institutes to provide student development through the arts. Through semester long sessions centered around performance and theatre activities, Academy Special Populations courses integrate elements of movement, music, vocalization and presentation with the end goal being to build participants’ confidence, community, socialization skills and self-expression.
FALL PILOT PROGRAM
Opportunities for specialized training for AFA students who display particular potential in performing arts is offered through the performance troupe. Selected and invited by Academy Staff, troupe members expand their experiences beyond just performance. Participating in community events and educational enhancement adds another layer to development. Additional opportunities for group events such as attending professional shows may be presented to the troupe.
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