• New York State Standards for the Arts
    Standard 1:
    Creating, Performing and Participating in the Arts 
     Students will actively engage in the processes that constitute creation and performance in the arts (dance, music, theatre, and visual arts) and participate in various roles in the arts.
    Standard 2: 
    Knowing and Using Arts Materials and Resources 
     Students will be knowledgeable about and make use of the materials and resources available for participation in the arts in various roles.

    Standard 3:
    Responding to and Analyzing works of Art
    Students will respond critically to a variety of works in the arts, connecting the individual work to other works and to other aspects of human endeavor and thought.

    Standard 4: 
    Understanding the Cultural Contributions of the Arts 
    Students will develop an understanding of the personal and cultural forces that shape artistic communication and how the arts inturn shape the diverse cultures of past and present society.