Drama Ministry

Director's Chair

thumb

The Lite Side of Drama

You take a breath. You deliver the line. You bask in the uproarious laughter. Then, you repeat the sketch in the next service. You take a breath. You deliver the line. You hear crickets chirping in the silence. So, how do you re-create a comic moment? Read Post →
thumb

Alone On Stage

The spotlight comes up. A lonely actor stands on the stage. In your mind, what happens next? Does the actor command the spotlight? Or freeze like a deer in the headlights? Whether it is a monologue or one-person show, a single actor on stage can be intimidating for both actor and director, but with a little advice from a pro, you can make a single actor a powerful presence. Read Post →
thumb

Six Days Till Sunday

Okay, so you'd like more than six days? Fine. These are just hypothetical steps that can fit longer schedules just as well. But don't kid yourself. Many a sketch goes down with even less than six days’ warning. Read Post →
thumb

Incorporating Drama Into Your Church Ministry Program

You can vault it, chip away at it, or keep running into it. But that brick wall isn’t going away on its own. It doesn’t matter if you’ve been producing church dramas for years or if you’re just getting started. Sometimes you find yourself hitting the proverbial brick wall... Read Post →
thumb

The Power of a Compliment

I’ve been working out (aka exercising) for about a year now. No, I haven't attained consistency that borders on irrationality, but I have managed to become a regular in a great Tuesday/Thursday class. For me this is nothing short of miraculous. Not long into my regimen, I looked in the mirror and wished for more —more of the good, less of the bad. To my eye, it seemed as if nothing had changed…until one day. Read Post →
thumb

What Else Can I Do?

Have you ever felt that no matter how much you rehearse or prepare for a production, you could still use a few extra weeks...or months? Have you ever felt that even though you’ve spent countless hours preparing for your dress rehearsal, the entire evening ends up as a total disaster... Read Post →
thumb

10 Things To Do Before Your Performance

I remember vividly the night I was performing in a high-school one-act. I was having the time of my life gabbing and laughing backstage before the play started, not really concerned about the role I'd soon be portraying. The curtain opened, I strutted onto the stage, and... Read Post →
thumb

Tuning In To God

Who’s tired of reality TV? Apparently not the majority of the television-watching world. What’s the fascination with scrutinizing vapid dating rituals and glorified talent shows? Read Post →
thumb

What To Do When Your Drama Team Doesn't Care Anymore!

Rehearsals, performances, retreats, tours, talent showcases. All aspects of a flourishing drama ministry, right? You'd like to think that your drama team still got excited to perform, but... Read Post →
thumb

Finding Your Character for the Inside Out

Have you ever tried out for a play, thinking, “They’ll never cast me,” only to get the call a few days later and find yourself in way over your head? That’s exactly what happened to me years ago... Read Post →
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
  6. 6

In Partnership With: Discover Worship

Newsletter

Stay up to date on the latest news, songs, and special offers by signing up for the newsletter!