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The Theater

Do you want to know all about theaters and become an inevitable part of it? Go on to read more.     Derived from the Greek word theomai, “theater” refers to the performance of a play on stage in front of a live audience. Assuming you’re a fresh drama graduate, it’s safe to say you…

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Costume Design: What You Need to Know

Getting started on how to design a costume that awes and inspires     From designing costumes for a “period piece” (like a queen’s garb or a gladiator’s armor and weapons) to those for futuristic projects such as Star Wars, you need to get everything right—from the attire to the jewelry and accessories. It’s your…

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Greatest Artists of All Time

Discovering the great artists in history     What Is Art? Art is the imitation of nature. That is how the philosopher Plato defined it. However, the advent of abstract art in the twentieth century questioned this notion. So what is art? Does it have to copy nature? Does it have to be beautiful and…

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Created to Make Art

A Compelling Response to the Question, “Why Do People Make Art?”     Why do people make art? It is a question that has been asked for many centuries, a question with responses that range from the basic interpretation of beauty to the complex understanding of humanity. We create to reflect the beauty we see…

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Create Art, Create Life

Why You Should Create Your Own Art     They say necessity is the mother of invention. For our survival, we humans have borne countless creations into the world. In 1928, Alexander Fleming discovered a “mold juice” that killed a number of bacteria. His discovery led to the creation of penicillin, a timely invention after…

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Enhance Talent through Art Skills

Developing Art Skills and Techniques Are Equally Important as Talent     Art can be referred to a lot of things. It can be an acquired skill, a branch of learning, or even an occupation. The consensus is that art is the use of imagination and creativity in producing something of aesthetic value.    …

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Improving Your Creative Writing Skills

How to Develop Creative Writing Skills the Remarkable Way     Fine. You love your work as it is, but you and I both know that in writing, there is no harm in wanting to improve your craft. I, too, am a writer who cringes every time I’m told to “improve” or “rewrite” my work.…

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What Is the American Alliance for Theatre and Education?

Achieving Academic Success through Drama and Theatre in Education Drama and theatre in education started in the early 1950s. It is the process of incorporating drama and theatre practices in academic learning. This teaching strategy has been proven effective throughout the years and is constantly being developed. Part of the advancement of high-quality drama and…

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The All Stars Project

Transforming communities one performance at a time: The All Stars Project Inc.’s Dream       We are all born with rich gifts (abilities), but not all of us are born with the opportunity to use them. It is easy for others to hone their gifts into their full potential. But for other kids, it…

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Shell Shock War: Every Soldier’s Nightmare

Amazing facts on a soldier’s journey from the US draft during the Vietnam War to their return to US soil       It is widely accepted that the Vietnam War erupted in the 1950s, although the intense conflict in Southeast Asia began in the 1800s. Over 2.5 million US soldiers were sent to fight…

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by Rosalie H. Contino, PhD