Education

After-School Programs

If you’re interested in developing an after school program with us, contact Karen Weberman, Education Director, at karen@metroplays.org or 314-932-7414 x 110.

As a theater for young people, we know drama, and we know kids.  In our after-school programs, participants gain a greater understanding and appreciation of drama through the actors’ tools of body, voice, and imagination. All our programs vary to cater to the needs of specific schools and community organizations, but here is an example of a drama program piloted at Our Lady of Lourdes Elementary School in University City:

  • K-2nd and 3-5th grade students utilized skills like writing and fluency to explore the basics of performance like stage directions, projecting and character development.