Monday, October 6, 2014

Display: Put on a Show!

Acting Out: Six One-Act Plays!
by Justin Chanda Six original one-act plays for middle graders written by six Newbery winning authors.

Being a Makeup Artist
by Mary Colson
Investigates the many aspects of being a makeup artist and features step-by-step instructions on how to create a show-stopping smokey-eyed look.

Make Your Own Masks
by Anna-Marie D’Cruz
Provides step-by-step instructions on how to make masks using easily obtained materials.

Show Time at the Polk Street School: Plays You Can Do Yourself or in the Classroom
by Patricia Reilly Giff
Three plays featuring the students in Ms. Rooney's class: "The Candy Corn Contest," "The Secret at Polk Street School," and "Fancy Feet."

Costume for Plays and Playing
by Gail E. Haley
A guide to making costumes for plays, Halloween, parties, or make-believe with instructions for many types of accessories, ideas for finding and remaking old clothes, and tips on getting into character.

Painting with Face Paints
by Paige Henson
Provides techniques and advice on painting with face paints and suggests several projects to try.

Putting On a Play
by Paul DuBois Jacobs
Provides everything dramatic kids need to know to put on a play all by themselves--from acting, writing a script, and developing characters, to props, costumes, and makeup. Kids will have everything they need to get their acts together!

Actor
by Kathryn A. Quinlan
Find out what it is like to have a career in acting.

Director: Film, TV, Radio, and Stage
by Lewann Sotnak
Explains the educational requirements, duties, workplace, salary, and employment opportunities of the job of director, discussing stage work, movies, television, and radio.

Staging a Play
by Deborah Underwood
What is a theatre-in-the-round? How do actors make fights on stage look real? Why do we tell actors to "break a leg" before a performance? Find these facts out and more inside this book.

Munsch at Play Act 2: Eight More Stage Adaptions
by Irene N. Watts
Presents simple stage adaptations, suitable for school use, of eight stories along with staging suggestions and ideas for easily obtainable sets, props, and costumes.

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