Save The Drama For Your Mama: Why "Dramatic" Kids Aren't Necessarily Theatre Kids

Save The Drama For Your Mama: Why “Dramatic” Kids Aren’t Necessarily Theatre Kids

When I'm meeting people and they find out I work primarily in youth theatre, I often hear the comment "Oh, my son/daughter/niece/friend would be awesome in a theatre company... They're so DRAMATIC!" Which makes me cringe inwardly. You see, "dramatic" isn't necessarily the best way to describe your child when trying to convince someone of …

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Why Youth Theatre Is Important

Why Youth Theatre Is Important

I've read lots of articles on the topic of youth theatre and its importance, but a lot of them tend to be really wordy and quite highfalutin', with lots of fancy theories and big words.  This article talks about the importance of children's theatre, but that's a different topic altogether -- children's theatre tends to lean …

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