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November 27, 2018- Casting Call: How to Talk to Your Child about their Part

November 27, 2018

When the cast list goes up, parents can feel bewildered by the onslaught of emotions from their children-- both positive and negative. How to respond? Here are some helpful tips that parents can use to help their children cope with the uncertainty of the essential audition process.
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Featured Game: Here to There

November 26, 2018

Walk through all sorts of creative and fun "atmospheres" in this creative movement game!
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What Makes an Awesome Camp Program?

November 12, 2018

While we weigh factors like the number of participants, venue logistics, ages, etc., there is only one true way to know what will make a program awesome at a camp- LISTEN TO CAMPS.
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Featured Game: What are You Doing?

October 15, 2018

Have endless fun with this creative game that's fun for all ages!
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Eight Steps to the Perfect Birthday Party

October 10, 2018

Creating a party can sound daunting, especially with a busy schedule, but following a few easy steps can allow you to have a party that is enjoyable for everyone.
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Featured Game: Name and Motion

September 17, 2018

Get to know people with this great icebreaker!
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Featured Game: Slideshow

August 17, 2018

Play one of our most popular improv games for all ages, Slideshow! In this game, participants make tableau imagery of improvised situations.
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Impact of Arts Counselors at Camp

July 10, 2018

Being a counselor and teaching artist at camp can feel like a thankless job. Not because you are undeserving, it is only that there are so many things going on that directors, admin, campers and even parents can forget to show appreciation.
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Experiential Learning

May 21, 2018

Everyone learns a little bit differently, but the one thing to keep in mind is that we all retain 70% of what we DO. Read this blog to learn more about how experiential learning can change how you teach or learn.
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Making Teen Programming Cool

May 21, 2018

There is one question that is asked of us more than any other, "How do we engage our teens?"  The language teenagers speak is ever evolving and what's cool one day may be lame another (do kids say "lame" anymore?)  We can simply dismiss our teenagers as cynical and "plugged in" OR we can create programming that teenagers will like.
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Theater Vocabulary

January 10, 2018

Enjoy this list of our favorite theater vocabulary! Useful in all theater education settings and selected to serve the needs of student and educator.
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Tips for Memorizing Lines

December 6, 2017

Need help memorizing lines? Here are a few suggestions for getting off-book (not needing the script) in no time!
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Managing Difficult Behavior

November 15, 2017

Any experienced educator will tell you that managing a group of kids is the key to facilitating an effective lesson or rehearsal. This resource will provide you with proven techniques to engage kids of all ages, keep them focused, and avoid disciplinary action.
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8 Crazy Games for 8 Crazy Nights

November 7, 2017

Chanukah is a wonderful time of year to come together with friends and family, but what happens when the kids need something fun to do, or when the conversation doesn’t last as long as the oil? Here are 8 fun games centered around Chanukah that are fun for the whole family!
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