On Stage: Theater Games and Activities for Kids

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Chicago Review Press, Sep 1, 2012 - JUVENILE NONFICTION - 240 pages
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Lights, camera, play! With this second edition of On Stage: Theater Games and Activities for Kids, budding thespians will have fun under the footlights as they choose from more than 125 theater games that spark creativity, boost confidence, and encourage collaboration. They ll learn all about how to make a stage performance great with improvisational games such as Freeze, Party Quirks, the Yes Game, and Gibberish; they ll make puppets, discover makeup secrets, and design and build a set. This revised and expanded editionfeatures 35 new improvisational games and ready-to-use monologues, scenes, and short plays. Whether playing alone or in a group, everyone can have theater fun with On Stage!"
 

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Contents

Introduction
Twisting Your Tongue and Warming
A SketchComedy Scene
A SketchComedy Scene
Acknowledgments
Suggested Plays and Stories for Kids
About the Author
Copyright

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About the author (2012)

Lisa Bany-Winters is the author of Funny Bones and Show Time! She is the cofounder of an educational theater company called Play On where she adapts and directs children’s theater, runs school drama clubs, and codirects drama camp. She is on the faculty of the Second City where she teaches adult improv, youth workshops, and residencies.

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