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ABOUT

Rise Up! uses creative inquiry to explore Hamilton: An American Musical. Lessons help students to understand and critically examine Hamilton themes and artistry, and to express their own personal narrative through writing and performance.

HOW YOU CAN USE THIS CURRICULUM​



 

  • Explore concepts of democracy and citizenship and how they can be used to rise up within today's political and cultural movements

  • Guide students to use creative inquiry to find meaning in the past

  • Affirm student narratives that combat ideologies of hate and exclusion within American history and today’s political environment

  • Support students to use of artistic forms such as mimicry, metaphor, and projection to develop their capacity and skills for social innovation


The Rise Up! Curriculum includes standards-aligned modules for high school students in Theatre Arts and English Language Arts.  Lessons embrace concepts and core values that include: Creative Inquiry, Accessibility, Intersectionality & Racial Justice, Liberatory Arts Research Practices, Professional/Contemporary/Theatre Artist Dispositions, Critical Thinking & Reflection.