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Broadway and Off-Broadway
A little bit of everything related to musicals past and present
Here is the link to all the major fairs in the
fall. From here you can link to Interlochen, Chicago or Cincinnati to
find out more details.
Click here for most
major theater programs in the United States as well as worldwide (123)
If you have kids that think professional acting is all glamour and no work,
send them here. It's a site that has statistics and descriptions on a large
number of jobs. It may be depressing to think that 85% of actors are out of work at
any particular time, but it may also be a good reality check.
For Acting Students:
Some great lessons on how to be a successful actor.
A quick, yet realistic look at the basics of getting started in theatre and
An organization that centers around high school
students going to see performances from peers at other high schools in the
surrounding area and then writing, submitting and publishing critiques on
these show in major papers such as The Washington
The Education Theatre Association is the "parent"
organization for the International Thespian Society. It is responsible
for hosting one of the largest theatre high school theatre festivals in the
world. It is held annually in the month of June on the campus of The
University of Nebraska.
If you're trying to find the definition of some Shakespeare word you've never
heard of, try starting here.
A ton of vocabulary including theater terms that
we use day in and day our here at Performing Arts.
For Tech Students:
Costumes Through History
A pictorial representation of costumes through various periods.
An entire textbook of theatrical lighting on line!
Photos showing all the different angles of lighting
All student stage managers should read this before starting each play. An
invaluable source of information.
For Theatre Teachers:
This site has numerous lessons plans for a wide variety of theatre subjects
The place to be if you need specific ideas on improv exercises or situations.
I refer to this site a lot when planning my classes. Worth the trip! - Len
The Drama Teacher's Resource Room is "a place where you can kick back and find
some ideas for your classroom or production." Useful information and some good
lesson plans, and some really good links.
The site has many links to costume resources and periods. Many of the links do
not work or are just ads but there is enough here to make it a valuable site.
Links to all different aspect
of theater production.
A hands on, classroom based collection of ideas to reinforce "Method Acting"
techniques. Well worth the visit and lots of ideas.
Information on Viola Spolin and some of her best exercises/games.
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