Haven’t noticed? Pay attention through the day. Are you humming while you work, while you walk, or even singing in the shower?How about your kids? Are they humming while they play?
This pandemic has been hard on our kids. They get lonely, nervous, surrounded by new normals that don’t feel normal.
by Betina Hershey, director of Garden Players Musical Theater Program for Kids, writer of childrens musicals available at bbbpress, songwriter, band leader, and educator.
Summer can be the perfect time to write a play, a monologue, a scene, a story or a musical! All the extra time for boredom is great for our brains, and that’s where real creativity starts stirring!
The final video of your character development monologue will be you in your costume and with your background, having learned some valuable techniques not only within our musical theater genre but also for TV and Film auditions. Facing the camera, having a background that is either plain or a setting appropriate to your story, expressing through the use of your face in subtle ways, keeping yourself in the center of the camera, wearing something simple or designed for your character, and keeping focus throughout the full take are some of what you’ll be working on.