Alice in Wonderland: Going Beyond the Script

Going Beyond the Script Alice in Wonderland Backdrops and Scenery Perspectives written by: Melanie Simmons Lewis Carroll’s classic story of Alice and her reality-warping journey down the rabbit hole is a childhood mainstay. Nearly everyone is familiar with the Cheshire Cat, the Queen of Hearts, and the eponymous Alice herself. Carroll’s story has been frequently re-imagined…

The Most Popular Musicals and Plays for Younger Theatrical Groups

The Most Popular Musicals and Plays for Younger Theatrical Groups Every year, the Educational Theatre Association polls Directors from schools nationwide. One of the facts that they share from their research is which productions were the most popular over the previous year. This can help you as you plan your next show. It’s truly a great tool…

Choice Musical Theatre Productions for Young Casts and Audiences

Choice Musical Theatre Productions for Young Casts and Audiences Many Directors who work with young casts, or whose audiences are mostly school-aged, find themselves wondering which script is “right” for their next production. In many cases, the best decision for these groups is a Theatre for Young Audiences, or TYA, production. Often times, Directors can find the…

Largo Cultural Center Technical Summer Camp’s Backdrop Workshop

Largo Cultural Center Technical Summer Camp’s Backdrop Workshop Summertime presents the theatrical community with the opportunity to pass along the tradition and know-how of the stage show to the next generation. In our neck of the woods, there are a number of summer theatrical camps geared towards the younger generations. These opportunities are good for…

Turnaround Arts Gives the Theatrical Community a Boost

Turnaround Arts Gives the Theatrical Community a Boost Everyone who is involved in the Fine Arts knows how much value they bring to society and how much they help children develop into well rounded adults. Unfortunately, those who aren’t directly involved don’t always understand the profound effects that Fine Arts education can have on other areas…

Five of Our Favorite Shows for Young Actors

Five of Our Favorite Shows for Young Actors When working with younger actors, selecting the right show can be tricky. You have to find a production that younger minds can learn and perform, but that still keeps their interest. Furthermore, you want a script that appeals to audiences as well. Fortunately, there are definitely shows…