I helped my mom a little in the costuming of her play Pirates of Penzance- The Little Rascals. Wow! costume prices add up fast. Especially when you have 10 to 15 cops, boys and girls, that all need outfitted to… Read moreCop Costume for Pirates of Penzance
When you direct your first play, everything is new. It’s normal to feel overwhelmed at times. The best thing to remember is to “Keep It Simple,and Do It Well” . This motto I picked up from my mom is my… Read moreDirecting your first play- Phase 1
Low lying fog looks so cool, especially using it for theatrical purposes. It’s so mysterious and can add extra mood to a scene. But I always thought fog would be way too hard, and way to expensive. It turns out,… Read moreMake your own fog machine- (it’s easier then you think!)
Theatre etiquette, I know I’m probably preaching to the choir, but who watches plays more than those of us that are in them and directing them? Every cast wants a ‘Good Audience’ but do we know what a good audience… Read moreTheatre etiquette for audience- A little respect please!
Seize the day! “Newsies”, now a Broadway hit seems to be very popular these days. I thought I would put together a costume list for a newsboy. I tried to find the cheapest places to get the parts for… Read moreNewsie costume- “Seize the Day” and find your costume!
Everyone sees the actors, they see the sets, they hear the music, but does anyone know what makes so they can see these things when they watch a play? If you guessed lights, you’re right. Without lights a production is… Read moreTheatrical stage lighting – Yes, it is important!
I enjoy directing plays, but I am also a teacher in our co-op school, for the past eight years. Spending this much time with children has made me realize just how important it is to love to learn. I’ve seen… Read moreTeaching with drama~How to make learning fun
I know ion speaker reviews are everywhere, but I don’t know if very many people have thought of how useful an ion speaker is for small plays. Especially when you are doing a play in your classroom or anywhere else… Read moreIon speaker review-sound for your classroom musical
I know it’s hard to find the perfect script, been there done that. All the pricing and comparing is quite exhausting. I’m hoping to help ease that burden a little by making a list of where you can find the… Read moreWhere to find the best drama scripts for your students
Here are all my posts on play staging. Theatrical stage lighting – Yes, it is important! Ion speaker review-sound for your classroom musical Drama on a budget – performing a play in a greenhouse That’s all I have for now,… Read morePlay Staging