The Importance of Drama Lessons in Schools

Most parents don’t give much thought to drama lessons when considering their child’s performance in school, but the drama is actually an important class that provides young people with a variety of benefits. I have teamed up with a drama school in London to explore the reasons why drama lessons in schools are important for children.

Enhances Communication Skills

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 In a drama performance, children must speak coherently in front of their classmates, or sometimes a bigger audience, which helps them with their communication skills. The must-read from scripts in which will allow them to learn new words and phrases, enhancing their vocabulary. What’s more, in drama lessons they will learn how body language and facial expressions can portray different emotions. With all this said, one of the key benefits of drama lessons is that they boost communication skills.

Provides a Creative Outlet

It’s important for young people to have an outlet for creative expression so that they can explore their interests and develop their own personalities. Drama provides this for them, allowing them to explore their feelings in a creative manner.

Encourages Teamwork

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 Drama is a collaborative subject that requires teamwork. The common goal is to ensure performance runs smoothly, which brings people together. With that in mind, drama lessons can help children become more team players, which helps with their overall social development.

Boosts Confidence

 Drama lessons can help even the shyest of children break from their shells and grow in confidence. This is because they are able to speak in front of people and explore their ideas and creative vision in a safe environment, making them more comfortable with this type of activity in the future. For instance, they might be more likely to speak up in other classes if they get used to doing so in drama.

*This is a collaborative post


Simone Ribeiro
Hi! I'm Simone, a citizen of Britain, where I live for over a decade, and of Brazil, where I was born. Midlands Traveller is where I combine my passion for travelling, business and an Eco-friendly lifestyle.