Teaching Directing: Two Different Approaches and Finding a Balance, Part II

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In Part I, of Teaching Directing: Two Different Approaches and Finding a Balance, we focused on the benefits of having directing students work from the outside in. That is, focusing on text, directing skills and techniques, and proper interpretation of

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Advice for Theatre Directors: It’s Not Broadway, Part II

Is it fun?

Be Understanding of the Need to Explore In Part I of this two-part series, we looked at how theatre directors working with kids on a show may have unreasonable expectations and how those expectations may work against their production. In

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Advice for Camp and School Theatre Directors: It’s Not Broadway, Part 1

Are you expecting this from your students?

A Summer Learning Opportunity This summer, I took on the role of Theatre Director at a summer camp. My task was to direct two musicals in a limited amount of time. The kids were wonderful, but the one thing I

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