The Fundamentals of Stage Craft:
Going Back to the Basics of Performing for Kids EntertainersWith the brimming—sometimes overwhelming—treasure trove of available information out there, sometimes we lose sight of what’s essential. In this podcast episode, Danny Schlesinger brings us back to the fundamentals of stage craft to help us pack more impact to our shows and make us more effective performers.
In this episode we discuss:
- How Danny got started in entertaining and what training he got
- The importance of theatre training to children’s entertainers
- How he helps kids entertainers with his directing services
- Where entertainers can get training
- The influence of Avner the Eccentric
- The fundamentals of stage craft
Use and abuse of volunteers
Focus: doing one thing at a time
- Microphone technique
- The importance of demonstrating control
- The importance of looking professional
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