With appealing, have fun with and be challenged by every moment, line, accessible scenes – written in contemporary language that doesn’t talk down to student actors – Contemporary Scenes for Young Actors lets young performers connect with, character and situation. Suitable for classroom work and performance.
Contemporary Scenes for Young Actors: 34 High-Quality Scenes for Kids and Teens #ad - This book contains: 34 scenes to challenge and excite acting studentsa broad variety of two and three-person scenesGender-neutral characters to provide ultimate flexibilityEmotional arcs and strong endings to challenge actors and keep audiences engagedA broad range of circumstances and emotions, from comedic to heartfelt to whimsicalMaterial that is ideal as short performance pieces and for use in the classroomAt Beat by Beat Press we’re passionate about raising the bar on the quality of resources that are available for young actors and you’ll find this book to be no exception.
Our resources are used in over 75 countries, bringing joy and rewarding experiences to thousands of young performers every day.
Contemporary Monologues for Young Actors: 54 High-Quality Monologues for Kids & TeensCreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - And maybe part golden retriever. Because sharing is really important. Scoutbefore we moved here, we had this big dog named Scout. And when anyone threw his ball, I’m the one he always brought it back to. But before we moved here, my mom found out we weren’t allowed to have any pets, so we had to give him away to my cousins.
Sometimes you have to be careful, though. I don’t really talk about it, but sometimes I dream about Scout. Scout. Scout was supposed to be the whole family’s dog, but he was really mine. He’s got his ball in his mouth and he’s looking for me. I mean, after school, it was me he would be waiting for. Contemporary monologues for young actors features 54 original monologues created specifically for actors and acting students ages 7-14 and for the teachers, directors and acting coaches who work with them.
Contemporary Monologues for Young Actors: 54 High-Quality Monologues for Kids & Teens #ad - These refreshing monologues encompass a broad range of circumstances and emotions perfect for young actors seeking new material to explore – some of which will appeal to slightly younger actors and others of which will excite slightly older actors. Here are some of the features of this book:a broad range of circumstances and emotions, from comedic to heartfelt to quirkyemotional arcs and strong endings to challenge actors and keep audiences engagedModern day topics with contemporary languageConvenient organization from “younger” to “older” as the book progressesIdeal for auditions, as short performance pieces or for use in the classroomThis resource was created by Beat by Beat Press, a #1 best-seller on Amazon which has sold over 35, the same award-winning publisher of Teaching Drama: The Essential Handbook, 000 copies and has been translated into 5 languages.
Please note: this is the only official volume of this title that has been tested and proven in thousands of classrooms around the world.
Scenes for Teens: 50 Original Comedy and Drama Scenes for Teenage ActorsCreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Created by an experienced entertainer with Hollywood and Broadway credits, these fifty original comedy and drama scripts are ideal for actor training. In this way, scenes for Teens is specifically designed to help young performers practice dialogue in a conversational and realistic manner. Scenes for teens is meant to help simplify the acting and auditioning process for young actors.
This allows them to focus on the one-on-one relationship. With an inspiring foreword by kevin sorbo - and a clear introduction to the art and business of professional acting by the author - Scenes for Teens is an effective teaching tool for young actors, their parents, and acting coaches. The scenes are written for two actors, props, and intentionally exclude costumes, complicated stage directions, exits, entrances, are gender-neutral, and additional characters.
Acting Scenes for Kids and Tweens: 60 Original Comedy and Drama Scenes for Young ActorsBen Rose Creative Arts New York-New Orleans #ad - Many scenes are educational, as well, modeling and reinforcing positive attitudes and behaviors for our youth. This new book from the author of Scenes for Teens is a collection of 60 original comedy and drama scripts for younger actors. Positive imagery, social relevance, and civic-mindedness are written into many scenes as subtext.
The scripts are varied, comical and more serious topics, with shorter and longer selections, and conversational dialogue intended to develop rapid-fire comedic timing, listening and reacting skills, and vocal variety. Overall, the emphasis is on straightforward, realistic interaction to build and solidify the one-on-one relationship between acting scene partners.
Acting Scenes for Kids and Tweens: 60 Original Comedy and Drama Scenes for Young Actors #ad - With a heartfelt foreword by disney’s anita barone, parents, acting Scenes for Kids and Tweens is a simple – but effective – training tool for teachers, libraries, schools, concise introduction to acting by the author, and a clear, and drama coaches. This book offers a no-nonsense, practical approach for training young actors, and can be applied immediately in the home and classroom.
All scenes are gender-neutral, allowing every role in every scene to be performed by both male and female acting students. They are ideal for teaching, rehearsing, and auditioning for stage and screen. The dialogues feature clean language and family-friendly, real-life scenarios.
Teaching Drama: The Essential Handbook: 16 Ready-to-Go Lesson Plans to Build a Better ActorCreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Using your voice: students will understand the importance of articulation, projection and voice variation. Students explore how pantomime and behavior can help tell a story. Character Development. Students explore what makes characters unique and how to create compelling characters onstage. Objective & Tactics.
Students will think about the "why" behind every action. Stage Directions and Blocking. Students will understand the "principles of blocking" and how to stage a scene without instruction. And much more. Are you a new drama teacher looking for help planning your first year? Or an experienced teacher in need of refreshing new ideas for your drama classes? Teaching Drama: The Essential Handbook is a new resource with 16 ready-to-go lesson plans that will provide you with the tools you need to build your kids into incredible actors.
Teaching Drama: The Essential Handbook: 16 Ready-to-Go Lesson Plans to Build a Better Actor #ad - Go beyond drama games. With this handbook you'll get: a semester's worth of cumulative lessons that will turn your kids into real-deal actorsNotes on how to introduce basic acting concepts in a way kids will instantly understandSuggested activities for both "younger" and "older" kidsHow to transition between activities and from lesson to lessonContemporary new games like a "Facebook Character Profile"Reflection and journaling exercises after every lesson.
Below are just a few of the topics covered in the lessons:What is Theatre? Students explore how theatre is the art of telling stories through live acting. Creating an Ensemble.
Monologues for Teens: 60 Original Monologues to Stand Out, Inspire, and ShineBen Rose Creative Arts #ad - They are appropriate for film, television, and theater training. These monologues are clean, thought-provoking, and designed to encourage positive attitudes and behaviors in our youth – and audiences. Includes a foreword by emmy Award winner Jean Carol, and a detailed introduction to monologue selection, preparation and performance by the author.
Monologues for teens also includes helpful, behind-the-scenes suggestions on actor training and audition psychology. They are designed to help teenage actors reach, stretch and stand out from the crowd. Each individual piece is gender-neutral and may be performed equally well by both male and female actors.
Monologues for Teens: 60 Original Monologues to Stand Out, Inspire, and Shine #ad - Monologues for teens is a collection of 60 original monologues on a wide variety of topics.
101 Improv Games for Children and AdultsHunter House #ad - This book shows you how. What is the big deal about improv?It's fun. All this plus 101 games with simple instructions, from easy warm-up games to over-the-top crowd pleasers such as Fairy Tales, Bizarre Games, On Your Toes and Narrative Games. This is the tenth in the hunter House SmartFun activity books series, and the first one for adults as well as children.
. It has helpful hints for creating scenes and environments out of thin air. The book is a great resource for educators as well as for the professional actor or the layperson working with improv for fun. It strengthens our imagination, promotes self-confidence, increases spontaneity, promotes teamwork, and it's magic: it creates something out of nothing.
101 Improv Games for Children and Adults #ad - 101 improv games for children and adults contains the basics: what improv is all about and how to do it, special instructions for how to teach improv to children, plus more advanced training on how to use your voice and body in ways you haven't thought of before. The book contains lively illustrations and is easy to use.
Improv is about creating something out of nothing, but a really good improviser can create something great out of nothing. Used book in Good Condition.
33 Short Comedy Plays for Teens: Plays for Small CastsMeriwether Publishing Ltd. #ad - Excellent for contest use. Meriwether Publishing. Sample titles include: grounded until further notice, Breaking Up Is Hard to Do, Confessions, Prom Date, Crazy Hairy Day, and A Fine Line between Love and Hate. Used book in Good Condition. These plays permit student actors to show off their talents by creating outrageous characters in the context of situations they know so well.
33 Short Comedy Plays for Teens: Plays for Small Casts #ad - . This is a collection of plays with natural dialogue and believable situations for two to six actors. These thirty-three short plays give teenage performers a chance to portray the drama of their everyday lives. They may push boundaries, act crazy, and even discover themselves in the many true-to-life scenes and characterizations offered here.
Inexperienced actors will come alive as performers because these plays offer natural dialog and believable situations.
Sixty Comedy Duet Scenes for Teens: Real-Life Situations for LaughterMeriwether Pub #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Appropriate for all ages, teens will love reading these scenes and will be even more excited to jump up and perform these comical situations as they develop and show off their talents. Meriwether Publishing. The characters are daring, attitudes, outlandish, uninhibited, and creative as they deal with their circumstances that are often exaggerated by their own perceptions, and actions.
. Perfect for classroom practice or for an evening of entertainment, appearances, embarrassing moments, breaking rules, crushes, middle school and high school teens will easily recognize themselves in these believable — and funny — school situations such as dating, fads, egos, and more. The simple sets and few props make staging quite simple.
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Introduction to Theatre Arts Teacher's Guide: A 36-Week Action HandbookMeriwether Pub #ad - These pages are loaded with reproducible handouts and forms. Games and Improvisation, 10 Scene Work, 4. Most importantly, an entire section is dedicated to reproducible tests and major projects. Used book in Good Condition. Play production, 8. Instructors will have the advantage of having the entire student handbook in their teacher's guide plus much more! Besides Notes to the Teacher for each of the ten sections listed below, including teaching tools, there's almost a hundred extra pages just for the teacher, evaluation tools, and production tools.
Meriwether Publishing. Publicity and Other Production Business, 7. Meriwether Publishing. A student-friendly, teacher-friendly workbook with study units for a full year of classroom drama activities. Evaluation, 3. The entire spectrum of theatre is covered in ten sections: 1. Planning for the Future. Theatre History, 9.
Introduction to Theatre Arts Teacher's Guide: A 36-Week Action Handbook #ad - Getting Started, 2. Acting, 5.
Play the Scene: The Ultimate Collection of Contemporary and Classic Scenes and MonologuesSt. Martin's Griffin #ad - Blight spirit * camille * the chosen * the graduate * how i learned to drive * the Last Night of Ballyhoo * The Lisbon Traviata * This Is Our Youth * Vincent in Brixton * And many more! Used book in Good Condition. Meriwether Publishing. Play the scene: the ultimate collection of contemporary and classic Scenes and Monologues by coauthors Michael Schulman and Eva Mekler includes scenes and monologues from classic plays by such notable authors as Edith Wharton as well as the best in contemporary theatre, such as Margaret Edson's Wit.
Play the Scene: The Ultimate Collection of Contemporary and Classic Scenes and Monologues #ad - Meriwether Publishing. Alexander dumas * christopher durang * beth henley * kenneth lonergan * donald margulies * Steve Martin * Nicky Silver * Bernard Shaw * Alfred Uhry * Paula Vogel A collection of the greatest scenes and monologues ever written-ranging from Elizabethan to Tony Award-winning plays-this comprehensive anthology spans over five hundred years of theatre.