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The program opens with exercises designed to get students on their feet and preparing them to think about and discuss a pre-selected subjects for elementary schools (bullying, personal voice, conflict resolution) and for middle schools (alcohol and substance abuse). Professional Actors and a Moderator bring an in-class workshop to your school. The program opens with exercises designed to get students on their feet and prepared to think about and discuss a subject matter of your choosing. Often times for elementary schools the program covers bullying, personal voice, conflict resolution, etc. and for middle schools alcohol and substance abuse. Theatre4Change then performs a customized scene built to address the specific needs of your school. The workshop closes with small group discussions on the subject matter and how the scenarios encountered during the workshop, correlate with the group's personal experiences. Outcomes include recognizing and demonstrating the necessary skills for dealing with the undesirable behavior and changed attitudes around the topic. All materials align with NC Standard Competency Goals and are approved by WCPSS Director of Counseling.
The North Carolina Theatre Conservatory (NCTC) is the flagship education program of the North Carolina Theatre. In addition to various classes for ages five to adult in acting, dance and voice, NCTC implements curriculum-based programs in schools through Stage2School, including Theatre4Change and The Sound of Freedom. Theatre4Change partners with the Raleigh Police Department, Boys and Girls Clubs, Passage Home, and the LINKS program. Theatre4Change was named the 2015 Partner of the Year from Amazing Grace Etiquette for work with at-risk youth. and Stage2School was awarded the 2016 Leadership Triangle Goodman Award. Since 2013, Stage2School has conducted over 1,500 workshops and reached over 35,000 through local area workshops. The Sound of Freedom uses a professional pianist and vocalist to conduct the assembly style program.