Synopses & Reviews
Drama has power. It can awaken us. Make us curious. Reveal our inner desires and passions. Remind us of our foolishness. Drama has power in worship. It can snap us out of our Sunday morning (or Saturday night) trance. It can draw us into the story of Scripture. It can help us see our sin. It can motivate us to change. But drama can also be dull, predictable, guilt-inducing and just plain cheesy. How do we avoid the pitfalls and discover the power? Alison Siewert and her team of writers have some ideas about that. They offer in this handbook articles on every aspect of drama ministry--from why it's biblical to how to direct a performance, from warm-ups for actors to how to write your own sketches. You'll learn how to do drama that is simple and meaningful--without experienced actors. You'll learn how to craft drama with authenticity and excellence. Also included are cutting-edge sketches for the postmodern crowd that you can reproduce for your drama team and use in your ministry. Drama has power to change lives. Drama Team Handbook will show you how.
Book Description This unique handbook is a tool that no church drama team should be without. Drawing from drama experts from across the country including former Broadway actor Bruce Kuhn, the Drama Team Handbook is both grounded and practical. Inside you'll find a theological basis for why drama belongs in the church as well as tips for rehearsing and great sketches your church can use. Pick it up today!
Alison Siewert and her team of writers offer advice and ideas for every aspect of drama ministry--from why it's biblical to how to direct a performance, from warm-ups for actors to how to write your own sketches. They also include 14 sketches you can reproduce for your drama team and use in your ministry.