The 15 PECS You Need for Theatre Teaching theatre to students with special needs is an amazing life work.  How to best support each actor’s needs?  A one-on-one onstage?  A spot marker for them to stand on?  Headphones?  Their lines in a tablet?  The list goes on and on.  For most supports we were able to find what we needed.  But there was one… Read More

I get emails all the time from concerned parents, “Your website says, ‘Theatre for all’ but my son… you see…” and the sentence usually fades away. In the world of special education there is an unintentional hierarchy: Fantastic summer camp opportunities with horseback riding will have an asterisk “for children who are high functioning.” Clubs… Read More

Valentine’s Day Theatre Games Valentine’s Day is the perfect time of year to add some theatrics to the classrooms.  Below are four of our favorite games with a Valentine’s Day twist.  To get musical and acting games you can play all year round, check out our eBook. Four Corners This is a favorite!  Normally one… Read More

Character Study is an essential part of any actor’s process, no matter how experienced.  It involves creating and internalizing the details of your character’s life.  These details can range from personality traits, to history and family background, to even the most mundane details like favorite color or favorite food.  The more thought that an actor… Read More

Holy cow, have we been on a media roll lately! Word is really getting out about 4th Wall Theatre Company and our work in the community. Just goes to show the impact theatre can have on students of all abilities; The ripple effect caused by exposure the arts reaches not just our students, but their… Read More

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