There are so many wonderful theatres around the world that offer opportunities for kids. Every few weeks here at The Starborn Revue, I’ll be introducing one of those theatres or troupes of actors to you. Today, we’re using our imaginations to travel to Bethesda, Maryland — right near Washington, DC in the United States. Here’s where Bethesda is on a map. Once you get to that map page, you can…

Almost exactly 89 years ago, on August 5, 1924, a new comic strip began in a small newspaper in New York. In a few years, it was one of the most popular comics across North America. Little Orphan Annie was about a feisty orphan girl, her dog Sandy, her benefactor Daddy Warbucks, and a cast of other characters. Harold Gray was the cartoonist. In 1969, a man named Martin Charnin…

Today is a purrfect day to get a Theatre Cat’s view of things. (As a meowter of fact, every day is a purrfect day for Theatre Cats, but we have to take our turn.) I’m Sir, and I welcome everyone when they arrive at the front of the house. Mmmmrow? Hmm? You say I’m not a house cat, I’m a THEATRE cat, so why am I talking about houses? Let…

A good way to think of a performance is as a present you’re giving the audience. The way you are on stage is your stage presence. So the tips, activities, exercises and games I’ll share in posts like this are “stage presents” to enhance your “stage presence.” Today, we’re going to look at standing and breathing. “HUH?” I hear you saying! “I already know how to stand and breathe. Especially…