Archive for June 25, 2018
The performing arts have been a part of our culture since the beginning. Looking back through history people have entertained each other with plays, skits, singing, concerts, musicals, and much more. The enjoyment of being entertained has long been a part of the fabric within society.
Despite this, funding for the performing arts and teaching the performing arts have decreased dramatically over the years as many do not see the ongoing value of teaching performing arts to the next generation. According to a recent survey, 55% of public high schools and 96% of public elementary schools in the United States do not offer theater or drama as part of the curriculum. Both vocal and instrumental music education has also decreased as funding for education decre