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APPLIED IMPROV & IT’S IMPACT ON COMMUNICATION

The strategies of Applied Improvisation have proven time and time again to benefit many additional fields outside the performing arts and the theatre.  In the past few years, people have begun using this tool to enhance a variety of situations in psychology, public speaking, corporate businesses, medicine and education. KidScape Productions (www.kSpImprov.com)  & Team Building On Purpose (www.tmbonp.com) took this news seriously and through much research is able to supply applications for all ages for many different objectives and outcomes. [...]

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WHY ACTING, IMPROVISATION AND THE PERFORMING ARTS MATTER!

DID YOU KNOW? Students involved in drama performance coursework or experience outscored non-arts students on the 2005 SAT by an average of 65 points in the verbal component and 34 points in the math component(1)? Drama activities improve reading comprehension, and both verbal and non-verbal communication skills? Drama helps to improve school attendance and reduce high school dropout rates(2)? A 2005 Harris Poll revealed that 93% of the public believes that arts, including theatre, are vital to a well-rounded education (3)? Drama can improve [...]

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Before/ After School, In Class Field Trips and Assemblies!

Nevada before/ after school options listed at:  http://kidscapeproductions.com/shop/ Nevada school break camp options listed at: http://kidscapeproductions.com/camps/ For California locations email [email protected] KidScape Productions is a professional Life Skills and Acting program which helps develop self-confidence and communication skills.  Our main class is composed of improvisational games, where students must apply their listening and speaking skills through a creative and comfortable setting. The program includes but is not limited to other professional Life Skills Courses. I.E. Teacher Training, Assemblies, Team Building, Performance, Scene Study, [...]

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Before/ During/ After School Classes begin next week! #wcsd #sfusd

Get your confidence ON while having fun! All KidScape Productions​ after school classes in Washoe County School District​ & San Francisco Unified School District​ begin next week! ‪ #wcsd #sfsd #kids #teens # confidence #liveonpurpose #confidence  @kSp_Reno After school: http://kidscapeproductions.com/product…/afterschool-classes/ Before school: http://kidscapeproductions.com/before-school-programs/ School break camps: http://kidscapeproductions.com/camps/ KidScape Productions is a division of The Frank-Daniels Group

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Why Improvisation? Check out what your community is saying!

  Trust, teamwork, brainstorming, communication & presentation skills, creative problem solving, confidence, quick responses, willingness to take on challenges, quick thinking and recognizing opportunities as they arise, increased comfort level, willingness to take risks, managing change and promote a supportive environment.  Hear what Superintendents, Principals, Teachers, Parents and Students have to say about KidScape Productions   http://kidscapeproductions.com/our-testimonials/

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Why Improvisational Acting at an early age?

Why Improv at a young age? Get your creativity, critical thinking, collaboration and communication skills ON! ‪ Not only does it hone communication and public speaking skills, it also stimulates fast thinking and engagement with ideas. On a deeper level, improv chips away at mental barriers that block creative thinking — that internal editor who crosses out every word before it appears on a page — and rewards spontaneous, intuitive responses, Criess says. Because improv depends on the group providing [...]

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2015 BEFORE/DURING/AFTER SCHOOL CLASSES + SCHOOL BREAK CAMPS OPEN FOR REGISTRATION!!!

OPEN FOR ONLINE REGISTRATION Home 2015 Before/ During/ After school Classes 2015-2016 School Break Camps New applications each session. Ongoing repetition with Improvisational Acting will: * Increase spontaneity. *Master getting up in front of the class. *Develop the ability to act and react successfully in the moment. *Strengthen listening, communication and confidence!

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Improvisation provides a variety of important life skills

ARTS WITH THE BRAIN IN MIND says “brain research has increasingly shown that the bodily-kinesthetic arts contribute to the development and enhancement of critical neurobiological systems including cognition, emotions, immune, circulatory, and perceptual motor. Kinesthetic arts deserves a strong, daily place in the curriculum of every K-12 student. “KidScape Productions wholeheartedly that while it’s important to learn multiplication tables and history, it is equally critical to learn self expression and communication skills to become successful and productive adults.” – Info [...]

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