Theater: Drama and Technical
Here are some resources on acting and technical theater to get you started. Please visit the CLP Music Department (online or in person) for musical scores, CDs, and more. Please see our online databases for Popular Mechanics, Woodworker's Journal and more. Please also see Zinio for Best Ever Home Shop Ideas magazine and more. For more specific information, please ask a librarian.
Classic and new Broadway songs for voice and piano with chord symbols and guitar chord diagrams.
A collection of monologues adapted from such classic works of children's literature as "Alice in Wonderland," "Little Women," "Pollyanna," "Tom Sawyer," and "Great Expectations."
Break a Leg!: The Kids' Book of Acting and Stagecraft
A comprehensive manual for acting and theater, discussing improvisation, voice projection, breathing exercises, script analysis, and technical aspects of theater production.
Audition Speeches for 6 to 16 Year Olds: Over 50 Audition Pieces for Actors and Actresses
A selection of speeches for students and children taking part in drama competitions, exams and auditions selected from a vast array of well-known plays and novels.
So You Wanna Be a Superstar?: The Ultimate Audition Guide
A guide to unlocking and showcasing your talent with tips, tricks, and advice for nailing singing and dance auditions.
Magnificent Monologues for Kids
A collection of short monologues for boys and girls, dealing with such topics as pets, parents, friends, and school.
Magnificent Monologues for Kids 2: More Kids Monologues for Every Occasion
A collection of short original monologues, ranging from thirty seconds to two minutes in length, intended for use by elementary school boys and girls in the theatre arts.
The All-New Woodworking for Kids
McGuire offers a variety of project ideas as well as basic information about tools, techniques and safety.