Education

Arts & Justice

 
Grades 9—12
Students Only
Free
 
Jan 8—Mar 29, 2018
 
 

Students develop the artistic and critical thinking skills to examine social justice.

 
 
 
 
 
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Students examine the intersections of social justice and the arts in this unique interdisciplinary program. Through workshops in theater and creative writing led by BAM teaching artists, participants explore important issues affecting their communities while also developing critical thinking skills. The program culminates with the performance of an original theater piece created by the students, open to friends and family at the BAM Fisher.

In this program, students:
・ Engage in self-expression and collaboration through creative writing and research
・ Develop an original theatrical presentation to share and perform at the BAM Fisher
・ Attend events and discussions with invited guest speakers

Application deadline: Dec 1, 2017

All students must complete an online application and interview to be considered for the program. No previous experience is required.


Major Sponsor of Arts & Justice:

Major support for Arts & Justice provided by Donald A. Capoccia; The Hasty Pudding Institute of 1770; William R. Kenan Jr. Charitable Trust; and Saul & Devorah Sherman Fund.

 

This free after-school program meets on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 4:30 to 6:30pm for 10 weeks.