Teaching Musical Theatre: The Essential Handbook: 16 Ready-to-Go Lesson Plans to Build a Better Actor

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Beat by Beat Press #ad - Students will develop an understanding of proper singing technique and how to use their voice to captivate an audience. Dance and Movement. This book is the highly anticipated follow-up to Teaching Drama: The Essential Handbook which has sold over 10, 000 copies worldwide. With this book you’ll receive:a semester’s worth of cumulative lessons perfect for students age 7-14Notes on how to introduce musical theatre concepts in a way kids will instantly absorbTips and tools on easy ways to transition between activities and lessonsA guide on how to plan a performance at the end of the semesterUseful reflection and journaling exercises after every lesson.

Below are just a few of the topics covered in the lessons:What is musical theatre? Students will explore the origin of musical theatre and the shows that have defined the genre. Storytelling in Musicals. Students will understand the importance of “acting a song” as opposed to just “performing a song”, and learn how to give nuanced, compelling performances.

Teaching Musical Theatre: The Essential Handbook: 16 Ready-to-Go Lesson Plans to Build a Better Actor #ad - And much more! Students will learn how dance and movement contribute to musical storytelling and become familiar with basic choreography. Acting the Song. Students will develop an understanding of how music is used to convey character and emotion, and how that understanding can help strengthen and inform their acting choices.

Singing Musical Theatre.

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Teaching Drama: The Essential Handbook: 16 Ready-to-Go Lesson Plans to Build a Better Actor

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Listening/Reacting. Students will understand how listening and reacting are an important part of being an actor. Using your voice: students will understand the importance of articulation, projection and voice variation. Are you a new drama teacher looking for help planning your first year? Or an experienced teacher in need of refreshing new ideas for your drama classes? Teaching Drama: The Essential Handbook is a new resource with 16 ready-to-go lesson plans that will provide you with the tools you need to build your kids into incredible actors.

Go beyond drama games. With this handbook you'll get: a semester's worth of cumulative lessons that will turn your kids into real-deal actorsNotes on how to introduce basic acting concepts in a way kids will instantly understandSuggested activities for both "younger" and "older" kidsHow to transition between activities and from lesson to lessonContemporary new games like a "Facebook Character Profile"Reflection and journaling exercises after every lesson.

Teaching Drama: The Essential Handbook: 16 Ready-to-Go Lesson Plans to Build a Better Actor #ad - Below are just a few of the topics covered in the lessons:What is Theatre? Students explore how theatre is the art of telling stories through live acting. Creating an Ensemble. Students learn to work together, build trust, and involve every member in a performance. Movement & Space. Students explore how pantomime and behavior can help tell a story.

Character Development.

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Drama Games for Kids: 111 of Today's Best Theatre Games

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Beat by Beat Press #ad - Its website receives over 50, 000 visitors and month and its materials have been used in over 60 countries around the world. This 128-page book includes 111 games clearly organized, beautifully formatted, and clearly explained. Brewer about beat by beat press for the past 5 years Beat by Beat Press has been the leading authority on contemporary, high-quality teaching drama resources.

. From the publisher of amazon’s best-selling Teaching Drama: The Essential Handbook comes a brand new resource packed with 111 theatre activities that will spark life into your drama class…. Guaranteed. Looking for refreshing, contemporary drama games that your kids and teens will absolutely love? Look no further.

Drama Games for Kids: 111 of Today's Best Theatre Games #ad - The categories include:Warm-Ups: Shorter games to warm-up body and voices and to get the creativity flowing. Ensemble building: games that will help your students respect and trust each other while encouraging teamwork and creativity. Break out of shell: Games to help students build confidence and drop their barriers.

Focus: games that will help focus kids’ natural energy. Creativity: Games to help students make bold creative choices. Improv: games to help kids think quickly to create interesting characters, dialogue and story. Plus, helpful tips and notes on how to best execute the games and game variations! what others are saying: “So great! I’ve learned so many interesting games and even the ones I was already familiar with had some nice additions and suggestions…thanks so much!” -Preeti “These games are amazing…I feel so empowered!” -R.

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Introduction to Theatre Arts Teacher's Guide: A 36-Week Action Handbook

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Meriwether Pub #ad - Planning for the Future. Games and Improvisation, 10 Publicity and Other Production Business, 7. Instructors will have the advantage of having the entire student handbook in their teacher's guide plus much more! Besides Notes to the Teacher for each of the ten sections listed below, including teaching tools, there's almost a hundred extra pages just for the teacher, evaluation tools, and production tools.

. Getting Started, 2. Acting, 5. A student-friendly, teacher-friendly workbook with study units for a full year of classroom drama activities. Evaluation, 3. Theatre History, 9. Scene Work, 4. These pages are loaded with reproducible handouts and forms. The entire spectrum of theatre is covered in ten sections: 1. Characterization, 6.

Introduction to Theatre Arts Teacher's Guide: A 36-Week Action Handbook #ad - Play production, 8. Most importantly, an entire section is dedicated to reproducible tests and major projects.

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Teaching Drama to Little Ones: 12 Ready-to-Go Lesson Plans for Kids Age 3-7

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Beat by Beat Press #ad - Students will use movement to learn the basic concepts of blocking, choreography, and stage directions. Becoming a Character. Do you find it difficult to find drama activities for preschool age children?Teaching theatre to very young children is a completely different experience than working with older kids.

Students will build trust and gain confidence by learning to work with a partner. Working as a Team. Students will use their imaginations to be different characters and go on make believe adventures. Working with a Partner. Their attention spans are shorter and they require games that are simple, short and active…but also provide them with the skills necessary to grow as an actor.

Teaching Drama to Little Ones: 12 Ready-to-Go Lesson Plans for Kids Age 3-7 #ad - Teaching drama to Little Ones is packed with activities that do just that. It includes 12 lesson plans specifically designed for kids age 3-7 that you can implement today. Students will become familiar with the practice of pretending to be different characters. Using Your Voice. Students will explore how energy is necessary when performing and learn how to control and focus using that energy.

Emotions. Students will understand rhythm, be able to clap and follow a steady beat, and practice speeding up and slowing down their voices and movements.

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Musical Theatre Song: A Comprehensive Course in Selection, Preparation, and Presentation for the Modern Performer Performance Books

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Methuen Drama #ad - Written by renowned broadway and west end vocal and audition coach Stephen Purdy, Musical Theatre Song is a must-have guide for all performers who are looking to succeed in the musical theatre industry. Breaking down the process into knowing how to select your song material based upon your individuality and how to prepare and perform it in a manner that best highlights your attributes, Stephen Purdy provides a succinct and personalized trajectory toward presentation, taking the reader through a series of challenges that is designed to evoke original, personal and vibrant song performances.

Methuen Publishing. Musical theatre song is a handbook for musical theatre performers, providing them with the wide-ranging skill set they need for success in today's competitive musical theatre environment.

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Teaching Improv: The Essential Handbook: Your step-by-step guide to teaching short form improv.

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Beat by Beat Press #ad - Students will learn how to incorporate the Important Elements of Storytelling into their scenes. Develop Relationships. Students will make strong initiations that are rooted in the present. Tell a story. Students will listen to each other by observing how their classmates move and absorbing what their classmates say.

Relate. Students will practice making associations and discover tools to help them think quickly and creatively. Yes, and. We’ve done the hard work for you, by organizing today’s best improv games into fun, skill-based lessons that your students will absolutely love. Students will demonstrate an understanding of improv and develop trust with their classmates.

Teaching Improv: The Essential Handbook: Your step-by-step guide to teaching short form improv. #ad - Make Associations. Students will explore how status affects relationships, and how it can be used to enhance a scene for comedic or dramatic effect. Scenework. More importantly, you’ll see them grow into confident and creative performers. This resource was created by the same award-winning publisher of Teaching Drama: The Essential Handbook, a #1 best-seller on Amazon which has sold over 35, 000 copies and has been translated into 5 languages.

Go beyond improv games.

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101 Improv Games for Children and Adults

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Hunter House #ad - It has helpful hints for creating scenes and environments out of thin air. The book contains lively illustrations and is easy to use. Improv is about creating something out of nothing, but a really good improviser can create something great out of nothing. The book is a great resource for educators as well as for the professional actor or the layperson working with improv for fun.

All this plus 101 games with simple instructions, Bizarre Games, from easy warm-up games to over-the-top crowd pleasers such as Fairy Tales, On Your Toes and Narrative Games. This is the tenth in the hunter House SmartFun activity books series, and the first one for adults as well as children. What is the big deal about improv?It's fun.

101 Improv Games for Children and Adults #ad - This book shows you how. Used book in Good Condition. Methuen Publishing. It strengthens our imagination, promotes teamwork, promotes self-confidence, increases spontaneity, and it's magic: it creates something out of nothing.101 improv games for children and adults contains the basics: what improv is all about and how to do it, special instructions for how to teach improv to children, plus more advanced training on how to use your voice and body in ways you haven't thought of before.

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Technical Theater for Nontechnical People

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Allworth #ad - We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive.

. Here is help for actors, stage managers, directors, and sound to props, producers, and event planners who want to understand every aspect of technical theater—from scenery, costumes, lighting, and stage management. In this thoroughly revised new edition, the popular guide firmly embraces the digital age with new content about digital audio, intelligent lighting, video projection, and show control systems, LED lighting, all explained in the same approachable style that has kept this book in the pockets of industry professionals for many years.

Technical Theater for Nontechnical People #ad - Allworth Press. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, how to start careers, theater, branding, writing, business practices, interior design, fine art, business and legal forms, photography, film, acting, and more. This book teaches:who’s who on a theatrical production teamwhat is needed to know about technical theater and whyWhat to look for when choosing a space for a showHow to communicate with lighting, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, scenery, this book is an essential guide for working with every technical aspect of theater!Allworth Press, audio, and costume designersHow to stage manage an effective show or presentationCovering both traditional and digitally supported backstage environments, with emphasis on the business of art.

A brand-new chapter on sound design has also been added, microphones, including draperies, lighting instruments, costume sketches, and every chapter has been updated with more information about the basics of theater technology, and more. Used book in Good Condition. Methuen Publishing.

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Directing in Musical Theatre

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Routledge #ad - Each section uses the same structure, to stimulate creative thinking: timetables: detailed instructions on what to do and when, script annotation and rehearsal checklists Case Studies: Well-known productions show how to apply each chapter’s ideas Directing in Musical Theatre not only provides all of the essential skills, to provide a flexible organization template Prompts and Investigations: addressing conceptual questions about style, characterization and design Skills Workshops: Exercises and ‘how-to’ guides to essential skills Essential Forms and Formats: Including staging notation, but explains when and how to put them to use; how to think like a director.

From the very first conception and collaborations with crew and cast, through rehearsals and technical production all the way to the final performance, Joe Deer covers the full range. Used book in Good Condition. Methuen Publishing. Allworth Press. Deer’s accessible and compellingly practical approach uses proven, repeatable methods for addressing all aspects of a production.

Directing in Musical Theatre #ad - This comprehensive guide, from the author of Acting in Musical Theatre, will equip aspiring directors with all of the skills that they will need in order to guide a production from beginning to end. The focus at every stage is on working with others, using insights from experienced, successful directors to tackle common problems and devise solutions.

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Contemporary Scenes for Young Actors: 34 High-Quality Scenes for Kids and Teens

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Beat by Beat Press #ad - Allworth Press. Contemporary scenes provides young actors with the material they need to have fun while exploring a full spectrum of emotions, situations and relationships, ranging from the humorous to the heartfelt. With appealing, accessible scenes – written in contemporary language that doesn’t talk down to student actors – Contemporary Scenes for Young Actors lets young performers connect with, have fun with and be challenged by every moment, line, character and situation.

Suitable for classroom work and performance. This book contains: 34 scenes to challenge and excite acting studentsa broad variety of two and three-person scenesGender-neutral characters to provide ultimate flexibilityEmotional arcs and strong endings to challenge actors and keep audiences engagedA broad range of circumstances and emotions, from comedic to heartfelt to whimsicalMaterial that is ideal as short performance pieces and for use in the classroomAt Beat by Beat Press we’re passionate about raising the bar on the quality of resources that are available for young actors and you’ll find this book to be no exception.

Contemporary Scenes for Young Actors: 34 High-Quality Scenes for Kids and Teens #ad - Our resources are used in over 75 countries, bringing joy and rewarding experiences to thousands of young performers every day. Methuen Publishing. By the publisher of the best-selling contemporary monologues for Young Actors!Contemporary Scenes for Young Actors features 34 fun, instantly involving scenes written specifically for actors aged 8-16, and for the teachers, directors and acting coaches who work with them.

Used book in Good Condition. Routledge.

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