We enjoy providing plays, but we what we really want is for them to be staged! We are happy to announce that last year, from August 2015 to 2016, there were 740 performances of our shows. Here is the list of the plays that were performed the most. Click on the title to read a […]
Engage seniors in reminiscence and storytelling and learn how to transform recollections into visual art. Great Ideas for oral history interviews in a step-by-step program that excites and inspires!
This easy-to-read "How To" manual that guides you in every step of establishing your own weekday luncheon theatre business. Each chapter guides you along the way so no stone is left unturned.
Learn how to use theatre for a healthier, more active life. The witty, whimsical Dr. Dale keeps you in stitches as he prescribes acting and laughter to help you feel years younger. Gain a new outlook on how being on stage can bring you health, success, and a fuller life.
Here is what all directors need to know, and what every actor and audience member wants them to know.
Wake up every day of the week with energizing movement set to spirited classical music. Divided into 7 sections to correspond to the 7 days of the week.
For over a decade, Strimling has brought generations together for acting workshops and performances that confront stereotypes of age and aging.
Answer your questions about how to organize, recruit, and work with older actors, choose appropriate material, make technical decisions, locate a space, attract audiences, generate funds, and more.
This comprehensive and illustrated source book of performing groups, professionals and resources brings all of senior theatre into one volume. Discover performing groups, professionals as well as scripts, books, articles, and ideas to create theatre magic with older performers.
Learn how to create low budget living history plays with kids and seniors. Place storytelling on center stage as you discover the rich and powerful process.
"A senior theatre company, Act II Studio, is approached by a Canadian center about transforming their social science research into a play about breast cancer. What resulted was the phenomenon, "Handle With Care?" which had over 200 performances across Canada and in the U.S.
Use this TipSheet to learn how Stimu-Drama combines music, movement, and drama in a mixture that promotes communication and broadens expression.
Learn how to attract Baby Boomers to your theatre. Give them a voice on your stage and you will be richly rewarded. The new generation of seasoned performers are a unique breed. Plan your program right and some of the 77 million Baby Boomers will become active participants in your company.
As Senior Theatre expands, the number of sources for information grows quickly. Use this complete listing to find all the books, dissertations, magazine, journal and and newspaper articles in the field.
The goal to make your Senior Theatre financially stable is high on most organizer’s list. This TipSheet addresses how to entice funders to recognize, value and contribute to Senior Theatre.
Use this TipSheet to understand the breadth and depth of the field. Discover how you can fit in. The TipSheet includes the latest research along with statistics, fundable ideas, and facts that give you an up-to-date snapshot of Senior Theatre.
Whether you teach Senior Theatre in the community or are guiding the next generation of college students studying how to do Senior Theatre, this TipSheet is for you.
Use this TipSheet to explore the many names being used for Senior Theatres. Then evaluate which ones work for you.
Use this step-by-step guide to help you get started. It includes ideas about how to find a sponsor, how to locate a director and to select the form of Senior Theatre that fits your mission
This TipSheet shows Senior Theatre performers how to use makeup to bring their characters to life! Learn new techniques, products, and tools for a flawless application.