Historical Re-enactment

Skills you build with this activity:

1. Creativity – historical re-enactment requires creativity in order to accurately portray historical events and characters.

2. Speaking – participants must be able to deliver lines and speeches in character, requiring strong speaking skills.

3. Listening – in order to accurately respond to other participants and stay in character, listening skills are crucial in historical re-enactment.

4. Teamwork – historical re-enactment often involves working with a group to accurately portray historical events, requiring strong teamwork skills.

5. Problem solving – unexpected situations may arise during a re-enactment, requiring participants to think on their feet and problem solve in order to stay in character and maintain the accuracy of the event.


Theatre industry
Public speaking industry
Education industry
Tourism industry
Historical preservation industry

Possible pathways