Performing Arts : Society & Culture & Entertainment
One day my friends and I decided to watch a movie about ballet, the movie called "Center Stage." At first I was a skeptic about it as I was a well known hip-hop dancer, my hip-hop group earned lots of money and was very successful. Everyone thought that for sure ballet is only for girls! B
If you take pictures in a studio environment, you know how important lighting your subject can be. Whether it's a person or an object, good lighting will highlight subject features, downplay less important areas of the composition, and separate the subject from the background. In addition to using m
Members of the audience at a talk show are as important to the production as the host and guests. That’s why there are certain items audience members can – and cannot – bring to the program.
In many occupations including professional singer, a clear and healthy voice is a necessary tool to do one's job. When the voice is not in the best of health, others can tell, and it may negatively affect your performance. If you understand how your voice works, what can go wrong with it, and h
DancerPalooza, a comprehensive one-of-a-kind dance experience, the “Coachella” for the dance world, is bringing together the industry’s top professional choreographers for an event culminating on Sunday, July 27.
Stan Lee and Steve Ditko probably never imagined that when they created Spider-Man, he would end up with his own Spidey Musical. Add to that, having the musical creative geniuses, Bono and The Edge, at the helm of the soundtrack composition. With this new Spider Man musical, tons of bits and pieces
It seems that many singers think of a high note as something that is "up there." And somehow, we must reach up there to get it. We stretch our necks, lift our eyes and strain our throats with the great effort of reaching "that place" so far away. This is not true, and in this art
Duet Acting is part of forensics competition. It differs from the duo competition in that the actors may directly address each other and interact with elements of the setting and props. These differences incorporate elements of acting into the event. Duet Acting relies on scene for the actors to per
Over the last several years magic has enjoyed a resurgence in popularity. Once again people are thoroughly enjoying watching the performance of magic tricks. And once again more people are beginning to take an interest in becoming magicians. While it certainly isn't easy to perform magic it isn
Classical music is beloved by many. Symphonies perform in various theaters across the country on a regular basis. If you are a symphony lover who wants to attend a symphony in your area you have the opportunity to purchase tickets in a variety of ways. Tickets and shows vary by city and by state, an
Whether you love to act, write plays, design costumes or put stage sets together, you have a passion for the theater. Starting a drama group allows you to share your interest with fellow thespians who are looking for a way to exercise talents and participate in the thrill of entertaining audiences.
Theater prop building is an often overlooked aspect of technical theater, but it's still a very important one and can be an enjoyable and rewarding job. If you're talented with crafts and building and have decided to give this pastime a try, here are some tips for designing new pieces.
As a professional model or actor, you have to have proof that you are right for the parts you want. Often, you don't even get the chance to do this in person. Your modeling or acting comp card is what does this for you. Comp cards are more traditionally used in the modeling world, but they are
Belly dance originated in the Middle East, though the exact history of the dance is unclear. Some believe that young women performed belly dance to prepare them for childbirth. Certain movements of the dance mimic movements women use to help facilitate labor. Others believe the dance was performed f