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    Ten Minute Comedies

    I have a student whose head is spinning from trying to select a ten minute play to direct. I am looking for things to suggest, and there is just SO much out there. She prefers comedy and two to three characters, and of course the possibilities are limitless. ...

  • According to the MTI site (you need to click on the blue "Version 1" to get the info): Version 1 This is the version of text and score used in the original Broadway production. The Broadway show featured a lavish physical production, but it has been ...

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    RE: Poe Stories

    It's a great time to talk costuming and make up design with the students.  I think you can do a lot with both of those to help make something spooky, but not corny scary.  Lighting options can really help create the mood.  Consider the difference between ...

  • Hi all, I direct a musical for 8th and 9th graders at my school each fall semester. Because it's only for two grade levels, and because of the nature of our school it's very hard to predict how many students will want to participate each year, so we've ...

  • Hi all, I'm in the process of negotiating my Drama stipend, which hasn't changed in over 15 years. I would like to move it out of the "Activities" stipend into the Coaches salary schedule. This is the way it was at my previous school and it was ...

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