Engage With The Stage
Consider Enhancing the Learning Power of your Students by Tapping Into the Power of their Imaginations through Drama.
Applied Theatre Workshops
Explore interactive ways to help your students enhance their playgoing experiences and expand their interactive role-playing and problem-solving skills through Applied Theatre. Learn how to use drama skills to explore differing points of view from inside the safe space you help them create.
Learning Through Drama Supports:
- •Inquiry-based learning that results in reflective writing
- •Thematic-based instruction
- •Cross-curricular instruction
- •Higher level thinking skills
- •Critical thinking
- •Multicultural and diversity education
- •Character/moral development
- •Global citizenship
Provided by Department of Theatre faculty member Mary Pratt Cooney, PhD, who specializes in Drama in Education. Cooney has conducted workshops and taught and worked as a drama consultant in the Detroit Public Schools, as well as the Oakland, Wayne, Macomb and Washtenaw county schools. She has taught at Eastern Michigan University and presented at numerous conferences here and abroad.For more information contact Mary Pratt Cooney at (313) 577-0789.