How to Produce and Perform a Show Yourself

Three Methods:Getting startedHolding auditionsFinishing touches

Have you suddenly decided to produce and perform a show entirely run by kids with the help of your friends? If so this is for you!

Method 1
Getting started

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    Pick out a theme and name for your show. For example: you and your friends might love high school musical so your theme and name might be the 'high school musical show'.
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    Find out how many people you will need in your show to play the characters and if you do not have enough friends to carry out the show hold auditions!
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Method 2
Holding auditions

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    Make a sign up sheet:
    • Find a coloured piece of card paper and write the title of the show at the top of the card.
    • Then below the title write sign up now for the (insert shows name) auditions.
    • Then put a place and date for where and when the auditions will be held.
    • Next you need a place for people to sign their names so rule lines across until you get to the bottom of the card.
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    Put them up over local pin boards around where you live.
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    Find a place to hold the auditions, maybe in a local hall that you can hire, make sure you pay for the hire.
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    The day before the auditions: make sure to take the sign up sheets down and take them with you to the auditions.
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    On the day of the auditions: get there one hour earlier than the people auditioning, wait for your friends to come and set up make sure you have a notepad and pen to record who got in and who didn't.
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    When people start arriving line them up and call each one forward. At the end of the auditions thank everyone for coming and tell the ones that got through when the practice times are so they can practice their parts, lines, dances or songs.
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Method 3
Finishing touches

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    Invite all the people involved in the show over to your house to make costumes get material and a sewing kit and start getting creative!
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    On the night of the show: organize everything and start enjoying yourself!
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    Be proud of yourself, you should be you deserve it!

Tips

  • You can sell tickets to cover the costs.
  • You could make snacks for the audience.
  • It is a good idea to make people who did not get through to help backstage.

Warnings

  • People do not always listen.
  • Things won't always go to plan.

Things You'll Need

  • Posters
  • Venue
  • Costumes
  • Friends
  • Tickets
  • 80 dollars for the costs

Article Info

Categories: Role Playing Games