A short introduction to theater stage design, and an overview of theater terms such as upstage, centerstage, downstage, stage left, house left etc.
So you want to direct Broadway show? Well, working with your actors is only part of the picture. You must first deal with script analysis; character analysis; set, props costume, lighting and sound design; and a mountain of other details before any actor sets foot in the rehearsal hall. A lot of...
Information on how to get started in the acting and modeling fields at any age!
This article (part 1 of 2) offers the auditioner perspectives from both sides of the audition table, concentrating on usually-rare advice from the director's side rather than from the more common actor side.
Actors tend to focus on their characters, forgetting that the role is just one part of a whole play. Even the best actors cannot overcome a badly written play. But what makes a good play? It’s important to know this because the play is the actor’s home. It should be built on a firm...
A free monologue, based on the classic story of Little Red Riding Hood, as told in the perspective of Mr. Big Bad Wolf.
Several of Shakespeare's plays do not fit comfortably into the genres of comedy, tragedy or history and have come to be known as problem plays.
One of Henrik Ibsen's finest plays is Hedda Gabler. It centres around the eponymous heroine and her desire to break free from the constraints imposed by society in the late 19th century.
There are many terms and definitions unique to Broadway and the theater-going experience. Gaining an understanding of these terms will enhance your viewing enjoyment when you attend a performance.
The plot of A Midsummer Night's Dream is very simple. A group of lovers wander into the forest on midsummer-night's eve...however, because it is a magical time when the mystical world opens to the everyday world these lovers become embroiled briefly...