How to Use Theater to Teach At-Risk Students

Professors from American University and artists and educators from Imagination Stage, a children's theater and arts-education organization in nearby Bethesda, Md., have combined their intellectual and artistic strengths over the past 12 years to create an arts-integrated educational program for elementary and secondary schools throughout the region. "Imagination Quest" teaches schoolteachers how to use the visual arts, dance, drama, and music to help underachieving students, those most at