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Quote • JULIE WALTERS • Drama in Schools

CREDIT: ANDREW CROWLEY

“Drama should have a place in schools. It helps with communication, vocabulary, understanding of yourself and of the wider world. Socially, politically it is really good for kids, and I think it’s philistinic – is that a word? – not to have it on the syllabus. All the parts I’ve played have given me a voice and fired up my imagination, and without imagination the world doesn’t move forward, does it?”

Source: Julie Walters: ‘I’d drink four pints before I went on…’

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4 comments on “Quote • JULIE WALTERS • Drama in Schools

  1. jlfatgcs
    09/12/2016

    Add to the list an authentic way to build self esteem. My preschoolers come into their own when they do play performances. Thank you for writing about an important part of a child’s development in multiple ways.

    Liked by 1 person

    • First Night Design
      09/12/2016

      Walters is spot on. It’s something I’ve always strongly believed in. Thanks for endorsing.

      Liked by 1 person

      • jlfatgcs
        09/12/2016

        My pleasure! I remember how much you enjoyed my post about Timothy and his white plastic trash bag wings. I will always champion for this with children!

        Liked by 1 person

  2. hitandrun1964
    09/13/2016

    I agree completely.

    Liked by 1 person

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