The Elements Of Character

For an actor creating a character from scratch is a major undertaking. If you wish to achieve more than playing some variation of yourself there ar ... read more

Learn Mentalist Mind Tricks

Magic. I've always loved it. Going to the shows and watching people on TV like Criss Angel and David Copperfield who are some of the best illusioni ... read more

Master Mentalism

What is Mentalism? Even if you've never heard of the term, there's an extremely good chance you've already come across Mentalism, in one for ... read more

Free Drinks With Magic Card Tricks

January and February are often tough months financially, so if we said we had a way in which you could score yourself a couple of free drinks with ... read more

Fun Facts About William Shakespeare

Of all the facts about Shakespeare, one of the oddest of all is that, although he is regarded as the finest writer of the English Language that the ... read more

The Story of the Nutcracker Ballet

The Nutcracker ballet originated from a fairytale written in 1816 by Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann. Although this story was classified as a fairyt ... read more

Theatre Productions - The Roles of a Costume Designer

One of the most important jobs in the theatre is that of costume designer. Much of what is seen on stage during the production is the work of the c ... read more

The Overwhelming Benefits of Supporting the Performing Arts

When budgets are cut in schools and communities, the first thing that takes a hit is the performing arts. While singing, dancing, and playing instr ... read more

How to Do Duo Tricks in a Lyra Hoop

In duo tricks, one partner is the person who holds onto the other person in a trick aka the base. The base must be strong and capable of holding th ... read more

4 Types of Stage Lighting

Whether it is a professional or amateur production, lighting is an essential part of the set-up and based on creative inspiration and logical decis ... read more

Finding My Way Back

When I was 5 years old I got my first drum, a tom tom given to me by a neighbor for Christmas. It came with a small wooden mallet that had a round, ... read more

The Road to Being a Professional Standup Comedian

In comedy one of the worst things you can do is create a group of friends whom you only hang out with or do shows with. Because every time y ... read more

Successful Actors Have These Things in Common

Why do some people succeed in the acting world when others do not? Is it always down to talent or do you find that, sometimes, there are actors who ... read more

Beauty and the Beast: Our Favorite Childhood Story

There are various forms of depicting art and very few can match up to that of musicals. Very often we get bored while watching a play with monologu ... read more

Working With the Inner Critic

Being an actor seems like the most fun job in the world. You ostensibly get to "play pretend" for a living. But sometimes for myself, and perhaps f ... read more