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Theatre Teaching Aids For Schools, Community Theatres, and Professional Theaters

Cover of Acting and Stage Movement Acting and Stage Movement
For amateurs and professionals
The second half of this book is an incredibly extensive, illustrated tutorial on Stage Movement and Postures for novice and experienced actors of all ages.
 

Cover of Acting for Life Acting for Life
A textbook on acting
This comprehensive textbook is aimed at high school and college level drama students with its exploration of human characters and relationships.
 

Cover of Acting for Love & Money Acting for Love & Money
Connecting the craft to the industry
This collection of seventy-five acting exercises is designed to prepare actors and acting students for a professional career.
 

Cover of The Art of Storytelling                                                    The Art of Storytelling
Creative ideas for preparation and performance
This is a quality, comprehensive textbook for oral interpretation.  It has many creative ideas for finding, writing, adapting, and presenting stories.
 

Cover of Break a Leg! Break a Leg!
An introductory guide to stage directing
This DVD is so comprehensive that you will want everyone on your proudction team to view it so that each person will understand how their role fits into the total production.
 

Cover of Class Act Reproducibles Class Act Reproducibles
Fun theatre-themed puzzles for all ages
All teachers need a helping hand now and then, and this collection of more than 60 reproducibles is just the thing!
 

Cover of The Complete Audition Book for Young Actors The Complete Audition Book for Young Actors
A comprehensive guide to winning by enhancing acting skills
A step-by-step guide for training young actors to audition well by developing acting skills.
 

Cover of Drama Projects for the Middle School Classroom Drama Projects for the Middle School Classroom
A collection of theatre activities for young actors
There’s so much more to drama class than just teaching students how to act!
 

Cover of The Drama Teacherís Survival Guide The Drama Teacher’s Survival Guide
A complete handbook for play production
Written specifically for the middle school or high school drama director, this book this book tells everything you need to know to produce a play.
 

Cover of The Drama Teacherís Survival Guide #2 The Drama Teacher’s Survival Guide #2
Activities, exercises, and techniques for the theatre classroom
This book is an incredible resource both to new drama teachers searching for inspiration and experienced drama teachers looking to spice up their lesson plans, and reproducible forms, tests, and handouts add even more value to this survival kit.
 

Cover of Everything About Theatre Everything About Theatre
Student Edition / Teacher’s Resource
The history, the crafts, and the art of the stage are presented in eighteen easy-to-understand units.  Each craft is described with examples, illustrations, and hands-on exercises where appropriate.
 

Cover of Forensics Forensics
The winner’s guide to speech contests
This informative book is designed to introduce beginning students to individual forensic events and also to serve as a valuable resource for more advanced students.
 

Cover of Funny Business                                                             Funny Business
An introduction to comedy with royalty-free plays and sketches
This overview of high and low comedy defines all comedy genres:  absurdism, tragicomedy, farce, and melodrama.  A discussion precedes each type of comedy illustrated, explaining the comic devices used.
 

Cover of Grammar Wars Grammar Wars
179 games and improvs for learning language arts
The exercises and games in this book can be used to help students learn punctuation, grammar, and parts of speech as well as performance skills.
 

Cover of Grammar Wars II Grammar Wars II
How to integrate improvisation and language arts
This text will answer your questions about a unique and valuable technique for learning language and theatre arts.
 

Cover of Improvisations in Creative Drama Improvisations in Creative Drama
A program of workshops and dramatic sketches for students
There are two books in one here, making for an ideal classroom text.  The two parts of the book can be used simultaneously, with the 14 dramatic sketches reinforcing the skills introduced in the two dozen lessons.
 

Cover of Introduction to Readers Theatre                                            Introduction to Readers Theatre
A guide to classroom performance
Readers Theatre is engaged in a pursuit of a more contemporary self-definition, and some of the more theatrical trends of classroom performance are reflected in this book of practices and principles.
 

Cover of An Introduction to the Art of Theatre An Introduction to the Art of Theatre
A comprehensive text — past, present, and future
This semester-long, introductory theatre textbook is highly readable and created specifically to instill a strong interest in theatre.
 

Cover of Introduction to Theatre Arts, volume 1 Introduction to Theatre Arts, volume 1
2nd Edition
A newly updated year-long curriculum designed to help teachers organize and energize their Theatre 1 class.
 

Cover of Introduction to Theatre Arts, volume 2 Introduction to Theatre Arts, volume 2 New title!
Second edition
The second edition of Introduction to Theatre Arts 2 is a must have resource for your more advanced theatre arts students.
 

Cover of Lessons: The Craft of Acting Lessons:  The Craft of Acting
Truthful human behavior on stage and screen
100 plain-speaking lessons that simplify the art of acting for students and professionals.
 

Cover of Letís Put on a Show! Let’s Put on a Show!
A beginner’s text or DVD theatre workshop for young actors
This fully illustrated textbook is a must for young would-be thespians to discover the basics of theatre.  The DVD serves either as a complement to the text or as a stand-alone resource.
 

Cover of Melodrama: Beyond the Boos and Hisses                                      Melodrama:  Beyond the Boos and Hisses
or...  Never Be Foiled Again!  An Amateur’s Video Guide to Melodrama
The professional actors on this instructional video will demonstrate for both director and actors all the exclusive aspects that make melodrama a unique form of theatre.
 

Cover of The Mime Book The Mime Book
A comprehensive guide to mime
We know of no other book that so comprehensively and clearly explains how the functions of mime are achieved.
 

Cover of Mime Time Mime Time
45 complete routines for everyone
Forty-five complete mime routines for performers of all ages, adaptable to audiences of different types.
 

Cover of Play Directing in the School                                               Play Directing in the School
A Drama Director’s Survival Guide
This text details the world of producing plays in schools.  Whether it’s budgeting, scheduling or the motivating and management of students, this is a must for anyone in an educational institution.
 

Cover of PlayDate PlayDate
A parent's and teacher's guide to putting on a play
Calling all moms (and dads, grandmas, grandpas, aunts and uncles too!)  who have volunteered to help put on a play at their kids’ school!
 

Cover of Scenes from Shakespeare                                                    Scenes from Shakespeare
And More Scenes From Shakespeare
These are ideal for a class that only has three to four weeks to study Shakespeare as well as for groups looking for performance materials, whether for contests, auditions, or acting workshops.
 

Cover of Screen Teen Writers Screen Teen Writers
How young screenwriters can find success
This “for teens only” informative text demonstrates how any student can create a marketable screenplay idea or script.
 

Cover of Stagecraft 1 Stagecraft 1
A Complete Guide to Backstage Work
This textbook is intended to be the primary source of information for a semester-long Stagecraft course, introducing students to the production techniques used in a theatre.
 

Cover of Staging an Interactive Mystery Play Staging an Interactive Mystery Play
A six-week program for developing theatre skills
This hands-on guide takes you step-by-step through the process of developing, writing, and producing an interactive murder mystery with middle or high school students.
 

Cover of Staging Musicals for Young Performers                                      Staging Musicals for Young Performers
How to produce a show in 36 sessions or less
This step-by-step guidebook starts at the very beginning-selecting a musical, planning your rehearsal schedule, teaching theatrical basics, and introducing your chosen musical to the group.
 

Cover of The Stanislavsky Secret The Stanislavsky Secret
Not a system, not a method, but a way of thinking
In six comprehensive chapters the authors reveal Stanislavsky’s method to help actors transform themselves into believable and fascinating stage characters.
 

Cover of The Theatre and You The Theatre and You
A beginning introduction to the fascinating world of theatre
If you’re hoping to find that one simple high school text that “tells it all” for your beginning theatre class, then look no further!
 

Cover of The Theatre Machine                                                        The Theatre Machine
A Resource Manual for Teaching Acting
The Theatre Machine is a ’hands-on’ text for teaching all of the fundamentals of performance over a relatively brief, challenging and entertaining span of time.
 

Cover of Theatre Talk Theatre Talk
An illustrated dictionary of theatre terms
Newly revised, this book is a must for your theatre library!
 

Cover of The Ultimate Young Actors Guide The Ultimate Young Actors Guide
Getting the role and making it shine
Written to encourage eager young actors who want to learn the secrets of acting before they even get their driver’s license, this brand new book has the perfect combination of insightful, informative teaching and light-hearted spirit.