The Complete Guide to Child-Centered Musical Theater
A philosophy that employs children's creative skills to have ownership in every musical performance.
Dance, Music, Theater, And Visual Arts Bring Beauty Into A Child's Life.
Children ARE Musical Theater!
The Complete Guide to Child-Centered Musical Theater is based on the concept that all children have innate creative ability to be an integral part of the final product, THE PERORMANCE.
Patricia Rickard-Lauri (a.k.a. "Miss Pat" to her students)
Who It's Written For...
The Complete Guide To Child-Centered Musical Theater is written for adults as instructors of musical theater and drama:
Artistic Directors of Performing Arts Companies
Music & Drama Teachers in Elementary Through High School
Home School Parents & Guardians
Designated Staff & Personnel for After School Programs in Libraries, Community Centers, Churches, and Summer Camps
Theater & Drama College Majors (as a textbook) with an Interest in Becoming Future Artistic Directors of Youth Performing Arts Companies, or a Chosen Related Professional Field
Dance, music, theater, and visual arts bring beauty into a child's life.
- Musical Theater, the Stage, Proposed Calendar, and Sample Lesson
- The Major Performing Arts
- The Major Related Visual Arts
- Character Roles and Development
- Practices and Rehearsals
- The Performance and Cast Party
- Theater Glossary
- Concluding Remarks