Motivational Aspects of Our Musicals

Motivational Aspects of Our Musicals

All of our musicals serve to motivate students to participate in the arts, whether it be visual, musical or the performing arts. In addition, there are specific motivational lessons found in a number of our productions.

By The Numbers

This production was specifically produced to motivate students to learn and love math by showing how it will be used in a wide variety of professions (chef, athlete, musician, pilot – to name a few). The production succeeds in answering the age-old question, “Why do I need to learn math?”

Edison: The Wizard of Menlo Park

“Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration.” This musical takes Edison’s quote to heart by demonstrating the failures, setbacks and obstacles he faced on his road to success. “Even our failures teach us something, if we only keep our eyes open.”

The Amazing Adventures of Lewis and Clark

This musical offers insight into the power of teamwork and cooperation. Motivating students to work together to achieve their goals is the cornerstone of this engaging production.

The Wright Brothers

It took four years and a lifetime of experience for the Wright brothers to achieve their goal. Determination and perseverance were the key factors in their success. In the song Back to the Drawing Board, Wilbur and Orville demonstrate the importance of overcoming your frustrations and learning from your failures.

Writing Royally

Utilizing the age-old story of The Sword in the Stone as a stepping off point, the writer and composer weave a tale integrating specific writing skills and fantastical characters. As Arthur learns the importance and joy of good writing skills so to does the audience.

Honest Abe

Abe Lincoln had many difficult choices to make as he grew up. Your students are offered a chance to influence Lincoln’s choices. By helping him through several moral dilemmas, students are empowered to work through their own life choices toward a positive outcome.

The George Washington Follies

Your students assist Washington as he figures out how to be a President. They become an integral part of the decision-making process George must go through to become the first President of the United States.

Ben Franklin and Me

There is no doubt that Ben Franklin was a very unique individual. This musical, based on the book by Robert Lawson, explores the process of inventing. Experiencing the genius of Franklin serves to motivate students to explore and improve the world around them.