Lights, camera, play! Your young thespians will be delighted with this collection of theater games. On Stage presents both new and classic games and activities in a clear and concise way, explaining both the activity and its purpose. You’ll find this text a useful source for ensemble-building games appropriate for all ages of elementary students. With great child appeal, the activities range from vocal warm-ups to improvisational scene work, and many include helpful suggestions for variations on familiar games. Exercises in puppetry, mask making, costuming, makeup and set design, as well as several short scripts, round out the presentation. Explanations of theatrical terms are smoothly incorporated into the text. Tips for young actors and short anecdotes about theatrical figures or plays are featured throughout. Simple black-and-white graphics add touches of humor and fun. With overwhelmingly positive customer reviews, this will be a terrific addition to your drama collection.
(171 pages, 8½ x 11, paperback)
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