Students will be able to demonstrate their understanding of arts advocacy through discussion and creating their own arts advocacy piece.
In our time, churches aren’t really calling for a ban on theatre in general. However, where theatre and the arts in general are being attacked is in the schools. Some of the strongest voices in favor of arts in the schools are students – aka YOU. So today we’re going to talk about how you can advocate for the arts.
Show the most current arts advocacy videos that you can find on youtube.
For November 2015 I used:
“Arts Advocacy Day 2014 – Fight for the Arts!” – this one is really cool because it shows actual congressmen and congresswomen giving speeches about the arts – both for and against.