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Lolita Cosplays - A Real Fun Adventure

Lolita Cosplays - A Real Fun Adventure

Japanese get their anime or manga known to the world and also bring their cosplay to worldwide popularity. Short for "costume play", cosplay is that people dress up in costumes to roleplay a specific character or concept.......[Read More]
Lion King, London

Lion King, London

Walt Disney's full length animated feature 'The Lion King' entered the scene in 1994, during a ten year period notable for ending what some considered a surprising dearth of the classic, bread and butter animation integral to Disney enterprises. While the period saw a large number of ......[Read More]
‘The Phil Donahue Show’Overview

‘The Phil Donahue Show’Overview

The Phil Donahue Show is the longest running syndicated talk show in TV history, considered one of the Top 50 talk shows of all time by 'TV Guide'. Yet it was cancelled in its prime. Find out why......[Read More]
How Radio Imaging Is Made

How Radio Imaging Is Made

Radio imaging has many other names, such as radio jingles, radio production or radio sonic; all of the terms there are used to describe one or all of the terms collectively. The radio imaging term relates to sounds that make up a radio station sound, with the exception of the music or speech content......[Read More]
How to Become a Broadway Performer

How to Become a Broadway Performer

Broadway is the cream of the crop for theater performers. When you first start acting on stage, you--as well as all actors--dream of the possibility of one day doing it in front of thousands of people on Broadway. If that is your ultimate goal, here are the steps you should take.......[Read More]
USITT Rising Star Award Nominations Now Open

USITT Rising Star Award Nominations Now Open

Nominations for the USITT Rising Star Award for 2012 are now open through November 2, 2011. The award, established by LDI/LiveDesign magazine, is given out annually by USITT to a young professional at the beginning of his or her career.......[Read More]
How to Wear a Dance Belt

How to Wear a Dance Belt

Dance belts are designed to support a male dancer's groin area during solo ballet and partner work. This undergarment is worn against the skin, underneath tights, dance pants and any other lower body rehearsal or costuming apparel. You most often see them in a thong design, as this reduces the look ......[Read More]
Stage Make-Up

Stage Make-Up

Before a female opera singer starts to perform, her appearance speaks to the audience. It needs to be immaculate in whatever the character she is portraying. Her hair, eyes, lips, wardrobe, shoes and accessories are essential elements of stage image. The face is the part that the audience focuses on......[Read More]
How to Learn Belly Dance Movements

How to Learn Belly Dance Movements

Belly dance, also known as Arabic dance or Raqs Sharqi, centers on small movements requiring deep muscle control. When you're first learning, the most important thing to remember is to keep your chest lifted and shoulders back, as if your lower body is "hanging" from your upper body. Learning to do ......[Read More]
The History of Male Belly Dancing

The History of Male Belly Dancing

This type of dancing, which to those who are curious, and are surprised there are indeed male belly dancers, has a curious history linked with culture, subjugation, plus the usual hate and prejudice we read a lot more often, subject to the perspective taken by the historian. Documentation on male be......[Read More]
Finding a Voice Teacher

Finding a Voice Teacher

Maybe you have a child that is interested in learning how to sing. Maybe it's been YOUR dream to learn how to sing. Before you start lessons, it is important to understand what kind of commitment lessons are for voice or any other instrument.......[Read More]
Phantom of the Opera Tickets Reign As the Most Successful Musical

Phantom of the Opera Tickets Reign As the Most Successful Musical

The Phantom of the Opera continues its reign as the most successful musical ever brought to the stage. The revenues from this beloved show have surpassed the amazing results of even "The Titanic".Phantom of the Opera tickets have generated more than $3 billion dollars and there seems to be......[Read More]
How to Improve Singing - Proper Breathing Exercises

How to Improve Singing - Proper Breathing Exercises

This article will help anybody who want's to know how to improve singing. It focuses on the benefits of using proper breathing technique, and offers some exercises that will improve your breathing and overall singing ability.......[Read More]
Steve Harvey, Ellen take home Daytime Emmy awards

Steve Harvey, Ellen take home Daytime Emmy awards

The Ellen DeGeneres Show and The Steve Harvey Show both win Outstanding Talk Show Daytime Emmys in 2015.......[Read More]
Get Informed

Get Informed

I am a former talent agent and the mother of a working actor. I started in the entertainment industry over 10 years ago. I am writing this article because I have heard so many stories from so many people that had been scammed because they were not informed.......[Read More]
The Human Voice is an Incredible and Powerful Instrument for Singers, Public Speakers or Actors

The Human Voice is an Incredible and Powerful Instrument for Singers, Public Speakers or Actors

We will be discussing an incredible creation, the Human Voice. During my 26 years of training this incredible gift, I never cease to be amazed at the lack of knowledge of it's most basic functions and how it is often taken for granted or even intentionally or unintentionally abused by misguided......[Read More]
How to Play the Improv Game "The Dating Game"

How to Play the Improv Game "The Dating Game"

Imrprov or Improvisational Comedy is the art of acting out scenes, playing characters, or delivering dialogue on the spot. Usually, hilarity ensues. Improv games can be performed on stage as part of theater performances, played with students in classroom settings, or parties for various reasons in......[Read More]
The History of Tinikling Folk Dance

The History of Tinikling Folk Dance

Tinikling is a Philippine folk dance, and the Philippine Travel Guide indicates locals recognize it as the country's national dance. The dance derives its name from a local bird called tikling (Barred Rail) because the dance steps mimic the movement of birds walking through grass fields. The steps a......[Read More]
Dramatic Interpretation - Finding Your Voice

Dramatic Interpretation - Finding Your Voice

Finding a character's voice is a challenge, but a necessity in Dramatic Interpretation. With multiple voices to distinguish and define it becomes doubly hard. Thus, to succeed in characterization here is some advice on finding a character's voice.......[Read More]