Homestead High School’s Theatre Department is embracing a new mission—to educate students with a strong focus on social justice. As part of the department’s effort to create the top social justice theatre program in the country, starting this Fall students participating in theatre will be encouraged to take part in social justice activities, including the three organizations the Theatre Department will be pairing their shows with.
This season aims to take advantage of the unique position theatre has in demonstrating the need for social justice. Theatre is immediate, live, powerful, and engaging, to me, it really connects with Homestead High School’s Mission statement of foster social responsibility, and inspiring a passion for learning.
The new focus, builds upon existing Homestead’s programs, but intentionally allows students to become more involved in social justice.