Addressing Bullying in Schools through Theater Arts
As the issue of bullying in and out of school becomes a
nationwide concern, and the Dignity for All Act goes into effect in
New York State, BAM Education is offering a unique theater-based
workshop to provide educators with creative solutions and proven
techniques to heighten student awareness of the effects of bullying
on their peers and community. Led by highly experienced theater
artists and educators, participating educators will learn effective
role-playing exercises, theater games, and activities intended to
foster empathy and encourage student
Among the topics to be explored will be:
• Why is it important to stop bullying?
• What are the characteristics of children who bully?
• How theater engenders empathy