On March 1, 2023, Annemarie-Schimmel-Haus, the Goethe-Institute Karachi, and The Millennium Group hosted a theatre performance called “Elsa’s Creation” by Anne Klatt, directed by Michael Miensopust at Future World School and College, H-11/4, Islamabad.
The audience was treated to an immersive cultural experience that transported them to the world of Elsa. The performance was in German, which provided learners with an opportunity to practice their language skills in a real-world setting.
The actors did an excellent job of bringing the story to life, and the audience was captivated by the beautiful sets, music, and lighting. The performance was a unique blend of drama, music, and storytelling that left a lasting impression on the audience. After the performance, the learners had an opportunity to meet with the actors and directors and ask questions about the performance. Many learners expressed their appreciation for the opportunity to experience German culture and language in such a creative way.
In addition to the successful theatre performance of “Elsa’s Creation,” the actors and director also conducted a workshop for teachers on incorporating theatre in German lessons. The workshop was well-received by the teachers, who found it to be informative and helpful in enhancing their teaching methods.
The workshop focused on the benefits of using theatre as a tool for language learning, including improved pronunciation, vocabulary retention, and overall language proficiency. The actors and director shared their insights and experiences on how to effectively integrate theatre into the classroom, and provided practical tips and resources for teachers to use.
The workshop was a significant step in advancing the teaching and learning of German in The Millennium Education and Future World Schools. By incorporating theatre into language lessons, teachers can create a more engaging and interactive learning environment that fosters creativity and collaboration among students. This approach not only enhances students’ language skills but also develops their confidence, self-expression, and critical thinking abilities.
Overall, the “Elsa’s Creation” theatre performance was a resounding success, and it accomplished its goal of providing learners with an immersive cultural experience, building their confidence in using German, and enhancing their language proficiency. The “Elsa’s Creation” theatre performance is a testament to The Millennium Education’s commitment to providing learners with diverse language learning opportunities. It is through such initiatives that learners can gain valuable insights into different cultures, expand their horizons, and develop a global mindset.