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Words, Words, Words: Tips to Writing Effective Christian Sketches

A "Q & A" with the editors of Drama Ministry Q: What top 3 things should a playwright keep in mind when writing pre-sermon sketches for their church? A: 1. A pre-sermon drama doesn't have to come full circle. The temptation is... Read Post →
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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 →
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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 →
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Pick Up The Pace

Helping beginning actors to understand - and make use of - timing is one of the most practical ways to improve their performances. Read Post →
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Time For A Creative Boost!

Summer is the perfect time to prepare for the busy Fall/Winter season by recharging your group's creativity. Read Post →
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Acting Skill Exercises

5 exercises to try in your rehearsals Read Post →
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Post-mortem

One of the most effective ways to encourage your actors is the post-performance meeting. Read Post →

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