Benefits of Drama

Below are some of the “thank you” cards we’ve received from students and teachers.  Click on them to enlarge and scroll through...


Drama has many positive effects on children...

Self Confidence:

taking risks and performing for an audience enables kids to trust their ideas and abilities.


drama challenges kids to make creative choices and exercise their imaginations.


portraying different characters in different situations promotes compassion and tolerance.


drama requires participants to work together and collaborate with creative ideas.


portraying different characters and playing improv games requires focus of mind, body and voice.


drama enhances verbal and non-verbal expression.

Problem solving: improv games promote quick thinking.


drama promotes play, humour, and laughter, and helps reduce stress.

Emotional outlet:

drama allows the release of a range of emotions in a safe, controlled environment - reducing anti-social behaviour.


many drama activities reduce stress by releasing mental, physical, and emotional tension.

Other benefits include:

building trust, physical fitness, memory improvement and aesthetic appreciation.