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Theatre director Amanda Farnsworth shares how to keep directing youth and community theatre fun show after show.

How Do You Keep Theatre Directing Fun? [video]

This week on Behind the Curtain, we talk to Atlanta theatre director Amanda Farnsworth about how she keeps theatre directing fun show after show. She discusses how to beat the ‘dog days’ leading up to tech week, where the jokes cease to be funny and everyone is starting to feel tired and burned out. Amanda has a […]

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Theatre artistic director Amanda Farnsworth directs Annie at a local community theatre.

What Inspires You as a Theatre Director? [video]

This week on Behind the Curtain, artistic director Amanda Farnsworth talks about what inspires her most when she’s producing a new show or musical. Video Length: 1:31 (1 minute, 31 seconds) QUESTION: “What Inspires You as a Theatre Director?” AMANDA: “I get really inspired when the people who are acting on stage really start to care about the story […]

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Why is Theatre Good for Kids? [video]

This week on Behind the Curtain we talk with artistic director Amanda Farnsworth about how school and community theatre is good for kids, creating a safe place for them to learn and experience joy and family. Video Length: 2:07 QUESTION: “Why is Theatre Good for Kids?” AMANDA: “The first time I saw a theatre production on stage my mind dripped out of […]

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