Entries by c4hadmin

How Kids Can Give Back

      The holiday season has come and gone and a new year is here! If you are looking for a fun and engaging activity for the kids, try giving back this year. Volunteering is a great way to not only enjoy quality time together, but you’ll also be giving the perfect gift to […]

Acting Up at Home During Holiday Breaks

      Make a Family Music Video We all watch various music videos on YouTube and have seen those adorable homemade music videos go viral, so why not try your hand at it? Pick out a song that the whole family loves, coordinate your outfits, choreograph some dance moves and go to town! Don’t […]

Acting Skills are Life Skills

  Learning how to act is more than just learning how to be an actor. According to Dr. Louis E. Catron at Appalachian State University, there are 25+ special advantages, or life skills, that students learn when they study theatre. We will break down a few of those skills here:   Communication Skills Both oral […]

The Power of the Voice

  Radio, podcasts, audiobooks. You might not think of these things as acting but they are! Any voice you hear where you cannot see the person speaking is a voice-over. According to Studiobinder.com, “Voice over is a production technique where a voice is recorded for off-screen use.” The most recognizable form of a voice-over is […]

Speaking Out Against Cyberbullying

  October is National Bullying Prevention Month and along with individuals around the nation, Drama Kids unite to present a powerful message that bullying should never be a part of childhood. According to a study done by Comparitech, almost 60 percent of parents with children aged 14 to 18 reported them being bullied with nearly […]

What in the World is Improv?

  You might have heard your Drama Kid say that they did some improv in their class but what exactly is improv? Improvisation, or improv, is a form of live theatre in which the plot, characters, and dialogue of a game, scene, or story are made up in the moment. Often improvisers will take a […]

On Camera Acting

    TRUST Trust your instincts. Trust that you know what to do and that whatever your gut instinct or first reaction is is “right”! You are interesting, funny, engaging, smart enough without having to force anything. The camera is like a magnifying glass that is able to catch everything the actor does so less […]

Online Theatre Resources

  Theatre does not live only in the classroom. As the great William Shakespeare wrote in his play, As You Like It, “All the world’s a stage”. So we want to give you some resources to help you transform your world into your very own theatrical stage!   ONLINE CLASSES Lincoln Center at Home Hold […]

Keeping Kids Sun-Safe This Summer

  Summer has officially started, and we bet your kids are spending as much time as possible having fun in the sun in your backyard. While many people think of sunscreen primarily as a tool for pool days or beach trips, if kids are spending time outdoors, sun safety should be a concern no matter […]