ON STAGE: Charter school presents 'Piedmont on Broadway.'

piedmont-on-broadwayIn the 1960s, a curious phenomenon began seeping into high schools across America. Diverse groups of students began working on syncing up their movements, hunting that sweet spot in a melody and finding confidence to try new things in front of an audience. High school musical theater has a magical way of teaching teamwork, creativity, problem-solving, communication skills, cross-cultural understanding and many important skills essential to succeeding in life.
The U.S. Department of Education reports in “A Snapshot of Arts Education in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools: 2009-10″ that a mere 12 percent of secondary schools offered dance, and only 45 percent offered drama. Piedmont Community Charter School — not only offers both dance and drama, but our phenomenal teachers work closely together and are creating a strong musical theater program.
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