Careers in the Performing Arts: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME is the winner of five 2015 Tony® Awards including BEST PLAY, and hailed as “One of the most fully immersive works ever to wallop Broadway” by The New York Times Fifteen-year-old Christopher has an extraordinary brain; he is exceptionally intelligent but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. When he falls under suspicion for killing his neighbor’s dog, he sets out to identify the true culprit, which leads to an earth-shattering discovery and a journey that will change his life forever.

Introduce your students to professionals from this Broadway show.  Our guest panelists will discuss their careers, education, skills and the realities of working on a touring show. Your students will have the opportunity to interact with the panel and ask their own questions as well. Our Teacher’s Resource Guide connects the experience to your classroom curriculum and can be downloaded at: playhousesquare.org/eduresources.

Careers in the Performing Arts Common Core Standards

ELA: Communication Standard (Oral & Visual) A, D

ELA: Research Standard B, C, E

ELA: Writing Process Standard A. C

A&C: Career Exploration & Development Competency: 1.1.1, 1.1.2,

1.2.3, 1.3.2, 1.3.4

A&C: Influences on the Performing Arts Competency: 17.3

A&C: Personal Employability Traits Competency: 2.1.2, 2.1.3, 2.1.4

Drama/Theatre: Connections, Relationships and Applications:

Standard C

R.CCR.7, SL.CCR.1, SL.CCR.4, W.CCR.1, W.CCR.4, W.CCR.5, W.CCR.6,

W.CCR.7, W.CCR.10

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