The Complete Book of Children's Theater Author:Vernon Howard Combining practical information on theater technique and non-royalty productions that adapt to amateur staging, The Complete Book of Children's Theater outlines in a single volume all aspects of beginning theater - on stage and off. — The book gives hints and secrets regarding expressions, conveying emotion, effective gestures, ways to overcome s... more »hyness and stage fright, rehearsing alone, memorization and staging procedures. Throughout, the emphasis is on such matters as vocal production, clear pronunciation and on-stage movements.
And, after the important ground work, comes the fun - separate sections containing monologues, pantomimes, skits and acting games (including charades), one-act plays, short plays adapted from the classics, puppet shows and comedy material.
This is the only comprehensive volume available on children's theater and should, therefore, be of extraordinary value to parents, teachers, camp counselors, or any adult engaged in leading children in constructive, creative play.« less