Nope. Not unless they wander on stage while the play is going on. And believe me, that happens.
But Spellbound is about more than giving babies and toddlers performance skills, it is about supporting their natural development through art.
While music for young children is generally accepted as a beneficial for babies' brains and skill development, other art forms such as visual art, dance, and theatre are rarely focused on before the age of five, other than craft activities. But can babies have an aesthetic and creative experience in a theatre class or at a performance? I believe they can, and here are three reasons why:
So, no, we aren't teaching our babies to perform. We are providing a space for them to explore, discover, create, and share...and these are the things that are the essence of theatre.
Join us for spring classes starting next week!