Posted Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Today’s arts integration activity, Mirror, is easy and low-risk. You can do it standing, from a chair or from six feet away! This simple activity helps with focus, responsibility and trust.

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Mirror is credited to the improviser and teacher Viola Spolin. It was first included in her widely used book Improvisation for the Theater. You can see a longer description of the activity in the link below from the Drama-Based Instruction website created by Drama for Schools at The University of Texas at Austin.

Mirrors: https://dbp.theatredance.utexas.edu/content/mirrors

These activities are curated by Sarah Coleman, Portland Ovations’ Director of Engagement l School Programs. Sarah is a theatre educator, an arts integration specialist, and a former classroom teacher who has taught students in grades K – college as well as led professional development workshops for teachers around the country for over 15 years.

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