On with the Show! : A Guide for Directors and Actors

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-03-30
  • Publisher: Libraries Unltd Inc

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Don't waste a minute of precious rehearsal time! Divided into two parts, the Director's Handbook and the Actor's Handbook, On With the Show! enables directors and actors to get the most out of rehearsal time at home and on the stage. Providing essential time-saving techniques, worksheets, and samples, this guide allows you to work more effectively and efficiently toward the final production, strengthening your skills as a director while building confidence in your actors onstage. This resource for drama teachers, classroom teachers, and community-theatre leaders allows all to enjoy the thrilling process of putting on a play or musical by providing the tools for cast members to reach their performance goals, and helping directors to be as organized as possible.

Author Biography

Sheri L. M. Bestor is the founder of the production company Stagekids as well as the North Shore Academy of the Arts, Inc. (NSAA).

Table of Contents

The director's handbookp. 1
Auditionsp. 3
Getting the most out of rehearsalsp. 7
Coming to rehearsals prepared : the student handbookp. 12
Reproduciblesp. 15
The actor's handbookp. 47
Auditionsp. 49
Getting the most out of rehearsalsp. 56
At-home rehearsalsp. 62
The final show and the aftermathp. 71
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