Welcome to ShowSmarts - a one-of-a-kind 'how-to' resource that makes the process of putting on a show 'much easier' than it seems, with results 'more successful' than imagined!
"Much easier" because it's an A - Z blueprint of “how to” organize any kind of show. It's full of checklists, definations, step-by-step directions, time-saving secrets, show job quick tips, production theme ideas , do’s & don’ts, cost-cutting suggestions, and SO much more!
"More successful" because of the useful words of advice, help and inspiration (penned especially for ShowSmarts) from special book contributors like former first lady, Barbara Bush; green day drummer, Tre’ Cool; comedian George Carlin, and 53 others.
ShowSmarts has earned an Editor’s Choice Award. It's written in everyday language.
It's easy to use.
You won’t find a lot of 'how-to prose' to read.
You will find a lot of 'how-to pointers' to use. Immediately!
Now you CAN say with confidence, "I'll do that" when your organization needs a show director.
Now you CAN think, "No problem" when your teaching position requires directing the school play.
Now your decision "To be part of your school, church or community's theater production team" really will be easier to make.
ShowSmarts is dedicated to keeping the performing arts in school, and written for those 'everyday heros' who step forward to direct a show and don't know how.
ShowSmarts is perfect for
· Schools, churches and communities performances
· PTA and PTO sponsored activities
· Camp, Fairs, Festivals and Cruise Ship programs
· City & Neighborhood Youth organizations
· Homeschooling groups
· Children's libraries and Museums
· Military bases and International schools
ShowSmarts Table of Contents
Think time Volunteerism Show jobs Writing a Class Play Writing a Variety Show Family Funny Monologues Narration Organizing a Talent Show Show Rules Auditions Script-to-Stage projects Coaching Character Rehearsals Homemade Props and Sound Effects Fund Raising Publicity Tickets Programs Makeup and Costumes Showtime Saying, "Thank you"