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Apply to the 2014 Summer Institute

June 9 - 19, 2014 at The University of Texas at Austin

Welcome to Drama-Based Instruction!

Students playing with a Compliment WebThis website for the Drama for Schools program is designed to be your guide for integrating drama into your curriculum. It is meant to serve as a practical resource as you begin designing your own drama-based lessons. We hope this website and our professional development trainings will make you as excited as we are about bringing your curriculum alive using drama! 

About Drama for Schools

As an initiative of the Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of Texas in Austin, Drama for Schools is part of a long and distinguished history of the University’s commitment to public schools. In addition to preparing many of the state’s theatre arts teachers, the Department regularly partners with public schools throughout the state of Texas to examine how the arts can help motivate the process of learning. Through on-going dialogues with our K-12 collaborators, we are striving to create exciting professional development workshops for educators. Working with communities to shape our training curriculum to meet their specific needs, in an effort to support the educational missions of both the University and our school partners.

Latest News

10/24/2012 - 17:46

Get Ready! Get Set! Registration for the 2013 Drama for Schools Summer Institute has begun!

June 17 – 27, 2013

Time: Mon-Thu, 9 am to 3 pm

The purpose of this intensive course is to give you the tools you need to encourage students to be personally invested in their owneducation, build classroom community, and enjoy learning! Through simple but powerful drama-based strategies, you will have the opportunity to develop your skills in classroom management and facilitating collaborative learning.

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