Drama is the art form that is closest to human life and human nature. It contains rich humanistic knowledge and profound humanistic spirit. Drama education leads students to love truth and beauty through the form of beauty, and develops a better character and a sound personality.
On the afternoon of January 9th, the ECNUAS’s middle school drama show was performed in the theater in kindergarten. All the leaders, teachers and parents from the school watched the wonderful performance together with the students from the middle school.
"The Three Sisters" is based on a life experience of Chekhov in Wasiklessek, a small town outside the province. The plot of the drama is bland. The three sisters' father was a general, they were born in Moscow, tasteless life makes them tired, they are eager to return to Moscow, the calling of returning to Moscow was throughout the play.
From our students’ performance, we could feel the love and homesickness of the three sisters. We were moved by the warmth atmosphere and felt the humor revolves around the plot, which enhance the appeal of their works, left infinite dream and endless inspiration for the teachers and students.
End of the performance, closed eyes, a picture of melancholy autumn flowsout. Masha, Irina, Olga huddle together, light melancholy light up in their eyes,quietly they are listening to the violin played melody, that music is full ofjoy of life getting away gradually, disappeared in the void. In the play presented by our middle school students, people walks into and out, is alive,alive with soul. Although we can't see athrilling spectacle, the structure is very dull, the characters have no ups anddowns, but it held our soul tightly. For a moment, as if every thing was still,even the breath stopped, and we were in the sad atmosphere.
The performance is significant for creating a strong English learning atmosphere in our school. It enriches the students' colorful campus life, promotes the cooperation and communication skills between students, and shows the spirit of middle school students. Fluent and clear English expression, rich images, delicate and concise background design and infectious background music, the performance of middle school students increases the enthusiasm of learning English. The drama class performance gains a successful ending.
At the end, our drama teacher, Thomas,issued a certificate for the actors, and our headteacher went on the stage topay a high compliment for the performance of the students. She also stated thata good blue must be highly relevant to the overall development of the school,and at the same time it should be extensive, because it is a unique subject form, students learn not only knowledge, but also the quality.