Mission

Illusion’s Education/Prevention Program is rooted in the recognition of theater’s potential to be a compelling educational tool. In 1978, Illusion created the nationally acclaimed play, Touch, which transformed the language about sexual abuse, molestation, sexual predators and incest in this country and around the world. Since then, Illusion’s plays have brought awareness and ignited conversations about challenging personal and social issues. Currently, Illusion’s Education Program has plays which promote healthy relationships, conflict resolution, peer mediation, smart sexual decision-making, healthy body image, nourishing eating, making exercise fun, and understanding the effects of tobacco. Since its inception, the Education Program has presented workshops and performances to over one million people in all 50 states. Through films and commercial television presentations, the educational messages of Illusion Theater have reached more than 3 million people worldwide.