(Building Foundations for Standing Ovations)Michael & Jill Gallina - Shawnee Press
"Puttin' on the Kidz" is an indispensable handbook for directors of any type of musical production. It will help you to make every performance a fun-filled experience that will energize your students and spotlight their talents. This all-in-one guide contains charts, sample letters, and standard forms to help expedite the audition process, plus advice on how to stage and block your production, and how to engage parent volunteers. Designed to save you time and energy, it's full of valuable techniques and a wealth of knowledge including a history of musical theater, tips on memorization, resources for costumes and props, and much more! Each chapter is followed with ideas and suggestions from music teachers across the country.