Drama Activities with Older Adults: A Handbook for Leaders

Drama comes alive in this practical guide. With step-by-step instructions, directing creative drama, improvisation and basic acting becomes easy. Includes 50 activities to stimulate senses, awaken imagination, encourage interaction and stimulate verbal communication. Our favorite 'How-to' book!

NEW! Barrier-Free Theatre

Barrier-Free Theatre is a useful book, filled with nuts-and-bolts, hands-on, comprehensive guide for making drama accessible to people of all ages. Written for drama teachers and directors, recreation leaders, therapists, and other group leaders, this book explains in simple, non-technical language how to make accommodations for successful participation in creative drama, improvisation, puppetry, traditional plays, and new plays.

Reminiscence Theatre: Making Theatre from Memories

Reminiscence Theatre is a comprehensive guide to the nature, practice and therapeutic effects of reminiscence theatre. Drawing on examples from a range of real-life case studies, , Pam Schweitzer provides practical advice on how to draw out oral histories, create a script, and develop the material into a dramatic production from your life experience.

Acting in Television Commercials

Across the country, seniors and baby boomer performers are discovering that local advertising companies are looking for bright, charming, and friendly actors to appear in TV, radio, and print media promotions. Learn the skills necessary to pursue this fun (& profitable!) hobby.