Category Archives: Acting and Directing

Information to enhance the quality of Christian drama productions

29 Sep
2013

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To Prompt Or Not To Prompt

We recently received this question from a DramaShare member: Rehearsal question: When rehearsing a drama without scripts, how long should a director wait to prompt an actor who is having trouble remembering a line. Some actors want to wait quite … Continue reading

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12 Feb
2013

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The Importance Of Being Specific

Doncha love those days when you learn something new? I mean even at my way old age I find there are things I learn . .  not often . . but when it happens it’s  . . . profoundly impacting. All … Continue reading

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01 Feb
2013

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Stepping Away From Ministry

Karen Dickson is a long time friend and contributor to DramaShare, a person with great skills in all areas of creative arts. Some time ago I asked her to consider doing some work for DramaShare members. The following was her … Continue reading

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08 Jan
2013

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Who Are You With?

I heard a very interesting quote a while back, I don’t know whose quote this is, but it simply won’t leave my mind. “Don’t tell me who you are, tell me who you are with and that will tell me … Continue reading

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26 Sep
2012

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It’s Only My Opinion

We are presently travelling through Western Canada, proceeding to the western US states of Washington, Oregon, California and beyond. We are conducting DramaShare workshops and also counselling with churches, colleges, schools, groups and individuals. As we travel it is amazing … Continue reading

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15 Sep
2012

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The Rehearsal Learning / Teaching Curve

In our experience rehearsals are treated too casually by all who attend, but as with most situations, the problem comes from lack of planning. So what are some keys to a productive rehearsal? The following is an excerpt from our … Continue reading

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10 Sep
2012

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Defining a Character

It is difficult for an actor, (especially a newer actor), to get a clear understanding about her character, and how her character “fits” with all others in the drama. Try this: Have each actor explain her role AS SHE UNDERSTANDS … Continue reading

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