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Why Do Students Love The Working Group Theatre?
People love or hate performing arts for different reasons, but teens and young adults tend to admire it most of the time. Usually, students of high schools and colleges enjoy what we do in the Working Group Theatre, but why do they do that? What makes us special among other extracurricular activities? Why do more and more young adults visit WGT original plays every year and want to join us? Below, we list a few benefits of our work and why students call us the best theatre in the area.

Bringing academic success

Research done by UCLA has shown that students exposed to performing arts (including theatre) demonstrated better academic performance than those who ignored such activities. Also, such notice was made by neuroscientists who state that for successful work both brain hemispheres should be developed equally. Thus, kids and young adults attending our events and educational programs tend to do better on midterms and interim tests. They also perceive the new information faster, remember it better, and can recall it more creatively than other students.

Developing a creative mind

Another benefit of our Theatre is that our audience becomes more creative through our plays and shows. Our performances make people think critically with the use of their imagination. This is extremely important in the modern digital world where visual art, advertisement, and information flood our lives from every corner. Hence, if you want to learn how to think out the box and keep abreast of times, do not hesitate to join our tour schools in 2014.

Promoting tolerance

Through the plays we perform, we teach our spectators to be kind to each other, understand other points of view, and find out more about the world history and culture. After visiting Working Group Theatre become more tolerant, sympathetic, and respectful to the elderly, small kids, and people with special needs. Some of our viewers start volunteering, providing essay help to younger students through the essay writing service, and develop themselves as multi-skilled people.

Breeding patience

When small children come to our shows, they learn to be more patient and respectful for our jobs. They see how tough the works of an actor, a playwright, an editor are, and they try to do their best to stay focused on us while we are on the stage. It is not an easy task for them since they are mostly used to quickly changing images on their smartphone screens. On the contrary, when they come to Working Group Theatre walls, they pay all of their attention to theatre presenters and learn to be more patient not only at the performance but also in life. Among all received awards, there is no more pleasure for an actor than the audience's respect and gratitude.

Instilling moral values

While on stage, actors and actresses show different situations and their characters reactions to them. These stories may be joyful, depressed, and enlightening, but either way, every Working Group Theatre play teaches viewers a certain moral principle or value. It is also a safe way for children and teenagers to learn from dangerous life situations without direct participation in them.

Fostering interaction

Working Group Theatre performances provide spectators with new vocabulary and means of interaction with each other, e.g. musical performances, acting, and dance shows. Learning these ways of self-expression is a unique, one-of-a-kind experience that cannot be received anywhere but in theatre. Of course, every theatre student has more chances to experience these ways of communication and use them frequently, but with regular visits to Working Group Theatre, it is possible for all attentive spectators.

Shaping imagination

All kids and young people feel the need to boost their imagination and test its capabilities in real life. Working Group Theatre offers numerous possibilities for using your imagination without any restrictions and frames. Having such a place for developing imagination is crucial for becoming a well-rounded personality, so you should not miss the chance of visiting our Working Group Theatre once in a while and join our artistic community of drama lovers.

As you can see, there are a lot of ways how you can benefit from attending our shows and performances. Even if you do not become an actor or a screenwriter, you can use the knowledge gained in our theatre in a work of a journalist, a college essay writer, a marketer, or a content maker. Also, you can widen your social circle in our walls. All it takes is just to visit our show, and you will not want to miss any other WGT play.

** Winner of the NEFA National Theatre Project What happens when you can't protect your own kid from the cruelty of her friends? Allison is a single mother who spends a whole school year trying to fight her daughter's bullies while being haunted by memories of her own experiences growing up. Humorous, thoughtful and honest, Out of Bounds weaves together video, comic books and interviews to tell the stories of kids stuck on the outside and the adults who feel powerless to help them.
Part theatre, part live action game, The Riot Ballet is an interactive theatre event that takes the audience on journey through the experience of a group of recruits charged with keeping the peace. The Riot Ballet has installations of video, sound collage, diorama. It ends with an event, The Riot Ballet, that connects the pieces. The Riot Ballet was developed with support from the Canadian Council for the Arts.
In 1994, 16 year old David finds himself in Uganda as a church missionary. When he follows the girl of his dreams into the woods to help a Rwandan boy find his parents, he enters a world from which he will never fully be able to escape.
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A combination of theater, dance, and documentary The Broken Chord is a performance that focuses directly on the plight of family members and health professionals tasked with aiding those suffering from Alzheimer's Disease.
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