Acting involves a broad range of skills, including a vivid imagination, emotional facility, physical expressivity, vocal projection, clarity of speech and the ability to interpret drama. Being present in the moment with the actors provides a unique personal development experience, even for children. Taking your child to live theater is a joyful experience that will grow their appreciation for the art while teaching them valuable life lessons. I speak very personally of this joy. My 6-year-old son has loved watching live acting since he was 3. And now my daughter is learning to appreciate the art. I remember the expression on my son’s face when he saw his
The importance of teaching kids to appreciate performance art I remember the expression on my son’s face when he saw his first live play.
Florida Rep is perfect for discovering the art of performance. The company is at the Historic Arcade Theatre in Fort Myers, where productions such as A Christmas Story (below) are staged. This show featured Brendan Powers (left), Michael Scott, Henry Crater and Rachel Burttram.