Whether you're in a new school or have an existing program, you can use a Mission Statement to define your program, unify your students and let everyone know from administration, to parents, to the community why you do theatre, what you do and how you do it. Learn how to create this powerful and vital statement with your students. Mission Possible takes you through step by step from asking the right questions, to looking at your school culture and traditions, to writing and revising, to shouting your statement from the rooftops.

Course Summary

Standards Addressed

7 Modules
56 minutes
2 Credit Hours

Course Outline

Lesson 1: The Importance of a Mission 9:06
Lesson 2: The Golden Circle 5:51
Lesson 3: The Essential Questions 7:19
Lesson 4: School Culture and Program Traditions 9:49
Lesson 5: Writing Your Mission Statement 6:31
Lesson 6: Shouting from the Rooftops 8:16
Lesson 7: Conclusion 9:08

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Standards Addressed

Georgia Performance Standards 2017 - Theatre Arts

North Carolina Essential Standards

Tennessee Theatre Curriculum Standards

Tennessee Theatre standards (2018) standards were built using the framework of the NCAS which is built on four key domains: Creating, Performing/Presenting/Producing, Connecting, and Responding. Within each of these domains are foundations and standards to support the development of curriculum, programs, and learning.
(source: Tennessee Department of Education, Tennessee Academic Standards for Fine Arts, Summer 2018)

Please refer to National Core Arts Standards to determine the standard that best suits your needs.

Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Theatre Arts

HS 117.317 LIII - Critical evaluation and response

C.5.B - recognize theatre as an art form and evaluate self as a creative being.

Alberta, Canada

British Columbia (2018)

GRADE 6 - ARTS - Reasoning and reflecting

Examine relationships between the arts and the wider world

GRADE 11 - DRAMA - Explore and Create

Create dramatic works for an intended audience

GRADE 12 - DRAMA - Explore and Create

Develop dramatic works for an intended audience

Ontario, Canada