"We really need to make theatre accessible to the next generation or it’ll become just an elitist thing." – Jane Thornton - NATIONAL DRAMA

“We really need to make theatre accessible to the next generation or it’ll become just an elitist thing.” – Jane Thornton

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In this video created for the #SeizeTheDay Campaign, National Drama’s patron Jane Thornton talks about how Drama supports young people’s development, why it is important to support Drama and Theatre in schools, and what teachers and artists can do to raise the profile of Drama in schools.

The video is developed with National Drama and We Teach Drama.

#SeizeTheDay is an initiative for raising the profile of Drama in schools & Theatre for children & young People.

Join us to Seize the Day on 20th-27th March 2023!

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