Contemporary Scenes for Young Actors: 34 High-Quality Scenes for Kids and Teens (Paperback)
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By the publisher of the best-selling Contemporary Monologues for Young Actors
Contemporary Scenes for Young Actors features 34 fun, instantly involving scenes written specifically for actors aged 8-16, and for the teachers, directors and acting coaches who work with them.
Contemporary Scenes provides young actors with the material they need to have fun while exploring a full spectrum of emotions, situations and relationships, ranging from the humorous to the heartfelt.
With appealing, accessible scenes - written in contemporary language that doesn't talk down to student actors - Contemporary Scenes for Young Actors lets young performers connect with, have fun with and be challenged by every moment, line, character and situation.
Suitable for classroom work and performance.
This book contains:
- 34 scenes to challenge and excite acting students
- A broad variety of two and three-person scenes
- Gender-neutral characters to provide ultimate flexibility
- Emotional arcs and strong endings to challenge actors and keep audiences engaged
- A broad range of circumstances and emotions, from comedic to heartfelt to whimsical
- Material that is ideal as short performance pieces and for use in the classroom
At Beat by Beat Press we're passionate about raising the bar on the quality of resources that are available for young actors and you'll find this book to be no exception. Our resources are used in over 75 countries, bringing joy and rewarding experiences to thousands of young performers every day.