Discuss about the Mission Impossible or Possible Mission.
The aim of this particular paper is to address various issues regarding the early childhood education and the underlying concept in music, movement and drama as part of developing skills in art performance and theatre performance. It is important to note that most talents in the in the field of theater art performance starts at early age of a talented individual. In the current public settings, parents and teachers have realized how productive theater art performance can change the world. A lot of many talented theater art performers are currently making a lot of money thus supporting the entire world economy. This paper therefore aim at critically analyzing all those aspects in the performance of theater art performance and specifically and younger age that is dealt with in early childhood education. This paper can help parents and teachers to benefit their children to engage significantly and constructively in all the aspects of theater art performance through drama, music and movements (Roy, Baker & Hamilton, 2015). This will create a joyful environment among children, parents and teachers. Still it will make early childhood education relevant thus promoting talents of young ones (Niland, 2015). Finally, it is also healthy to engage these children in drama, music and movement to reduce risks of childhood obesity and other general body complications.
Criticism on music, movement and drama theory.
Music, drama theory and movement are the basic steps in the development of young children that has been enhanced in the curriculum of early childhood education. There are many talented teachers who work for the development of young education in early children education. These teachers work with these young minds and their main purpose is to provide relevant education to the children. This education include movement of the children not just the mere duty of enacting the feelings and thinking aspects of a particular child. There teachers are very important as far as early childhood education is concerned. Movement and music are very important and crucial fundamentals to a life of any child. These aspects make the children more active. All children activities in a school setup can be determined on how well they move and sing. These activities are attained through music because children have the capabilities of listening as they sing and definitely that aspect triggers emotional reactions and hence motivating movement.
However. There exist a group of people who may view music, movement and drama theory as irrelevant in the early childhood education. It is important to assert that many government and organizations supervising development of education curriculum have directed certified curriculum guidelines that empower music, movement and drama education as early childhood education. It asserts that children need to be given a golden chance so as to have a touch in music by singing, movement, listening as well as playing musical instrument. These children again will develop theater art skills and performance that are well expressed through moving, touching, patting, rocking, imitation sounds as well as chanting (Mayesky, 2015). Teachers have suggested music and movement aspects of early childhood education as important early childhood components. Now is the time for the entire community to embrace drama theory because facts have indicated not once but times without numbers the economics and financial empowerment part of it. We should stop viewing theater art, music, movements and drama theory as source of entertainment but should also appreciate them as sources of income to our people. This can only be spotted during early childhood education.
Value of music, movement and drama theory in theater art performance.
Theater art is a very significant and rich field in promotion of talents among young people and other talented individuals. Music and movement are very important and have been applied in teaching theater art science (Pica, 2009). In early childhood education, it is important to note that children take a lot of pleasure when involving in physical activities. This enhances healthy body development, brain growth and social empowerment. In return, skills are developed in art performance, theater art and the entire drama field. This movement has an advantage in promoting and retaining healthy bodies. It also helps in reducing obesity in young children (Lumeng, 2009). Music, movement and drama theory have a perfect positive correlation between art performance and theater performance. For instance, the traditional theater performance incorporated various aspects that include recitation, narration, dancing, music, singing, dialogue, and acting. This also involves pantomime and puppetry in developing unique aspects in theater art performances. This has a great impact on society and cultural development. Traditionally, music and movement were used to motivate people when conducting agricultural practices and during rituals. Again, parents and teachers used lullabies to sooth children to sleep. All these aspects relate to art and theater performances (Goopy, 2013). Finally, in live theater, music, movement and drama theory have been used in theater art performances to enlighten, empower, and educate children and other audiences. Therefore the value of music movement and drama theory cannot be fully described due to numerous application in art and theater performances.
Criticism on current perspective on art and theater performance in education.
Theater and art performances are currently being used in education unlike in the previous past. Initially, a lot of education stakeholders viewed theater and art performances as source of entertainment without much concern on education empowerment. In the current world, people have realized how resourceful theater and art performance can be in promotion of educational motives. A lot of performances have been developed to promote education in all levels including early childhood education, primary education, secondary education and tertiary levels. Theater and art performance has been used in education to provide an opportunity to students so as to enhance constructive engagement of mind, emotions and the entire body connection. Through student’s performance and active study, the students are able to present and explore important significant ideas and themes. In that case, they are in a position to realize their own voices and develop confidence especially in drama. Ethical insights and empathy are put into paradoxes and contradictions of the conditions affecting human being. This aspects help us to develop economically and attain wealth. This make us do what is noble, kind, good, honorable, and compassionate. According to the curriculum framework enacted in 21st century, there are various skills that help in appreciating arts and theater performance in education (Greene, Hitt, Kraybill & Bogulski, 2015). They include communication. Creativity, collaboration as well as critical reflection.
The importance of performing theater and art performances for children development is wide such that justification become the only simple thing to ascertain. This is a greater connection between the application of theater and art performance to the curriculum set for early childhood education due to the numerous importance (Garvis, 2012). This has promoted multicultural education and thus enhancing the multicultural perspective concerning theater performance and art performance of early childhood education development. Multicultural perspective has enabled people to participate in all social aspects without abandoning their multicultural perspectives. Again, it has assisted many people to unlearn the numerous negative responses concerning other groups and learned fears obtained during childhood education development (Friedman, 2010). Theater performance and art performance relate proportionately to multicultural education to help children in formation of social impression thus eliminating social pressures and negative attitudes in child development. Performance theater and art performance also help teachers to help children to reduce children’s egocentrism that may hinder their capability to oversee the various importance education aspects driven in by other people. Performance theater and art performance help teachers to assist children in articulation of ideas and expansion of their understanding. Another major gain to children associated to theater and art performances is provision of golden opportunities to attain more positive view to children who lack proper ability of reasoning and understanding due to the distortion associated to the dominant and mainstream pedagogical processes.
There are other various connections between exposure of children to the performance of art and theater. These connections promotes intellectual development and great social empowerment and responsibility. Performance art and theater performance have promoted many positive results towards many children in the current future. Children are able to gain confidence in life in many life factors such as communication. Communication is important since parents and teachers will be able to resolves any problems affecting the children at any particular point in time. This has enabled them to understand various aspects of life as they undergo growth and development (Edwards, Bayless & Ramsey, 2009). This confidence will make the responsible in everyday undertaking. Again, performance in art and theater make the children gain creativity and innovation. This promote their talents that can be used to educate children on various important aspects of life. Finally, these skills attained in performance of art and theater can be used as a professional career by these children once the attained a specific age. This can be justified by the increasing numbers of actors and actresses who are being paid millions of many just from their talents in theater and art performances.
Inclusion of the performing arts and theater performance in early childhood education.
It is very important to advocate such an inclusion so as to enhance the skills and talents in the field of theater and art performances. Most of the currents education set ups have embraced theater and art performances in early childhood education development. It is important to appreciate those groups and organizations for such brave ideas. This again has been documented in the curriculum as a mandatory requirement in development curriculum. I fully advocate for theater and art performances in this area for various reasons. First, it forms a baseline for our children development and creativity (Dow, 2010). This performances will make the general performance of our children to improve tremendously with time. It is a joy of any parent and teachers to see children developing with confidence and high ability to make viable decisions when needs arise. Therefore, it become very important in children development mentally and ideologically. Secondly. It help children to appreciate nature and cultural and social surroundings. They are able to enjoy nature as a sources of entertainment (Russell-Bowie, 2013). Theater and art performance need to be advocated for in children education so as to keep them healthy. A healthy life is paramount to any human being. Since theater and art performances involves music, movements and drama activities, it is important to advocate it to early childhood education so as to eliminate risks associated to children obesity. Through movement, there are less chances of child obesity which can trigger high blood pressure and hypertension (Copple & Bredekamp, 2009). It also promote and provide civic engagement for the citizens and future voters who can be able to make proper judgements and viable decision making. This fully enhance children social well-being and children psychological development. It is also important to advocate arts and theater performances together with other cultural activities that will be in a position to provide children with motivation and encouragements as they move from childhood to adulthood. I also advocate future curriculum education baseline via many other channels. This promotes creativity that can be used to gain a lot of wealth in the future.
Lastly, a lot of funding need to be engaged to promote art activities and theater performances and enhance a concrete audience for children. More funding sponsors, groups, grants and well-wishers need to come up so as to support children involvement in theater and arts performances. All the audience viewing work done by these children have a responsibility to encourage them so as to achieve their very best. Children who participate in theater and art performances achieve great performances in other aspects such as social, economic and academic progress in their life. Finally, in live theater, music, movement and drama theory have been used in theater art performances to enlighten, empower, and educate children and other audiences (Cinc, Nedimovic & Stolic, 2014). They all need to be advocated in the curriculum of early childhood education so as to achieve more results without any reservation whatsoever. Therefore the value of music movement and drama theory, art performance and theater performance cannot be fully described due to numerous application in early childhood education development.
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