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Family Theater in San Francisco

Family Theater in San Francisco

San Francisco theaters are one of the must-see places in the city, even for those with children! Here are two theaters that you can check out.......[Read More]
The Benefit of Dance

The Benefit of Dance

Dance moves to 'heal' in various ways. Moving in a group can make individuals regardless of isolation, creating social ties and emotional strength, and evoke feelings of pleasure are among the others. For emotions, therapy can help create a sense of excitement and confidence and help explo......[Read More]
Interview With Chryssanthi Sahar - Middle Eastern and Greek Tsifteteli Dance Expert

Interview With Chryssanthi Sahar - Middle Eastern and Greek Tsifteteli Dance Expert

Dev - Chryssanthi Sahar, you are a performer and teacher of Middle Eastern and Greek Tsifteteli dancing, Can you tell us what is the basic difference between those two styles. Chryssanthi Sahar - The main difference between Middle Eastern, or better to say Egyptian belly dance and Greek Tsifteteli i......[Read More]
7 Simple Things to Know About When Buying LED Lights

7 Simple Things to Know About When Buying LED Lights

LED lighting is all the rage these days. I often speak with churches who are looking into buying LED fixtures to either add to the functionality of their lighting system, to make maintenance easier, replace old gear, be more efficient or any combination of the above. But I also see a lot of churches......[Read More]
How to Find Acting Duet Scenes

How to Find Acting Duet Scenes

An Acting Duet is a five to twelve minute scenes, part of a script or a side used for Duet Acting in forensics. The duet is not an official part of the National Forensic League, but is often part of normal competition and tournaments.......[Read More]
Holiday Party Planning - Are You Rewarding Employees?

Holiday Party Planning - Are You Rewarding Employees?

As we approach the holiday season, usually awash with holiday parties, it got me thinking about how employees are rewarded. Certainly one of the chief reasons for hosting a company holiday party is to reward employees for their hard work and dedication, and there may be financial reasons as well.......[Read More]
Are Smoking, Drugs Or Drinking a No-No For Singers? How a Singer's Vocal Health is Affected

Are Smoking, Drugs Or Drinking a No-No For Singers? How a Singer's Vocal Health is Affected

A singer uses their human body as an musical instrument & thus it is crucial for a singer to remain in the best health possible. Smoking, marijuana, drugs and alcohol are all known to affect the human body. For singers, these factors have a very huge impact upon their vocal cords, singing voice & mu......[Read More]
Implementing the Character's Objective

Implementing the Character's Objective

How one implements the character's objective is as important as the objective itself. Knowing the possibilities is a step in the right direction.......[Read More]
Dance DVDs - A New Way to Learn Modern Dance Forms

Dance DVDs - A New Way to Learn Modern Dance Forms

Dancing is not only joyful but an excellent way to express your feelings. It makes you happy and removes all types of mental stress. There are many of us around who have great passion for dancing or have a desire to learn different forms of dancing but cannot because of their busy schedules......[Read More]
3 Insider Tips to Help You Make It As a Professional Dancer

3 Insider Tips to Help You Make It As a Professional Dancer

Here are some insider tips to help you get prepared for the Professional Dance world.Follow these steps and you will reach you goal of a becoming a professional dancer.......[Read More]
Wyndham's Theatre in London

Wyndham's Theatre in London

Wyndham's Theatre opened in 1899 and was owned and commissioned by the Marquess of Salisbury.The stipulation for the theatre's construction was that it had to be managed by Sir Charles Wyndham, who had for some time dreamed of building his own theatre.......[Read More]
The Renewed Meaning of Success

The Renewed Meaning of Success

I have written this article with mature singers in mind, but you singers who are just starting out may also be interested in this story about the struggle to be discovered. This week I received notice from several older singers (in their 50's and 60's) who were planning to do big-scale aud......[Read More]
Acting For Fun

Acting For Fun

We would all like to be stars. At one point or another in our lives we have dreamed about what it would be like to be famous. Wouldn't it be grand? All of that fame and fortune - a household name. Films, TV, theatre, adverts, chat shows so much work and not a worry in the world.......[Read More]
How to Make Theatre Props

How to Make Theatre Props

You can make convincing theater props for a stage performance. Theater props are objects actors interact with on a stage set. Some plays require very few or no props and rely on the actors to imagine their surroundings and relay them to the audience. Filling a stage with the right props supports the......[Read More]
About the "Phantom of the Opera" Film

About the "Phantom of the Opera" Film

"The Phantom of the Opera" is a popular movie adaptation of a stage musical. Boasting major stars of stage and screen, "The Phantom of the Opera" film was well received by critics and audiences and stands as an example of a successful musical production. The film has been distrib......[Read More]
Tips to Have a Great Neighbourhood

Tips to Have a Great Neighbourhood

Words like 'neighbourhood' and 'community' have lost their meaning over time. The joys of living in a neighbourhood where people care for each other and live like one big family cannot be explained in words.......[Read More]
How to Hold a Mic Cable

How to Hold a Mic Cable

A good sound system is a must for a wide range of artists performing live, from musical performers and bands to comedians, emcees, rappers and even karaoke singers. The microphone is an essential part of any good sound system, allowing the performers to be heard. And, unless a cordless microphone is......[Read More]
Is Shakespeare Still Alive?

Is Shakespeare Still Alive?

The answer is YES. He is alive not just amongst those students who, like me once, have had to compulsorily catch up with the Bard (whether they appreciated him or not) but the theatergoers, actors, and writers who celebrate the memory of their favorite playwright, who share a common admiration. Toda......[Read More]
Washington High School Students Compete at Seattle Rep

Washington High School Students Compete at Seattle Rep

Over 60 Seattle-area high school students representing 22 schools are preparing to compete in the fourth annual Seattle semi-finals of the August Wilson Monologue Competition (AWMC) at Seattle Repertory Theatre in February.......[Read More]
So You Want to Be an Actor

So You Want to Be an Actor

In an industry that is hideously over crowded and often under paid it is essential to have the very first ingredient of an actor. I am referring to the big P... passion, without passion you simply won't have the drive to succeed.......[Read More]