Before School

Nevada: All Spring 2016 before/after-school classes open for registration!

Northern NV! Spring 2016 after-school classes are now open for registration at: http://kidscapeproductions.com/shop/ Jump into our after-school improvisation class and learn skills that are practiced by professionals all over the world.  Each session we offer new games and skill sets and classes culminate in an impromptu performance on the final day, during regular class time. Our high energy, professional applications focus on the process of each student and includes a strong focus on a myriad of life skills which include:   Spontaneity, body [...]

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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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This Holiday Season- GIVE THE GIFT OF CONFIDENCE!!!

The holiday’s are a perfect time to snag a gift that that is not only fun, but educational and offers your kid/tween/teen an unforgettable experience. KidScape Kash  comes in a nifty gift certificate with memorabilia such as beanies, water bottles and bracelets with inspirational messages that remind students to give it their all everyday and ALWAYS! Certificates are valid in all before, during and after school programs as well as our week long school break camps.  To give this lifelong [...]

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Energize your classroom!

Energize Your Classroom! Hands on with educators:          www.TeamBuildingOnPurpose.com Flexible time frames starting at 1 hour for groups of 15.     Hands on with your students:    www.kSpImprov.com Flexible time frames, starting at 45 minutes for classrooms at 40 students. Bring professional improvisational applications to your students. Our high energy in class workshops are designed to be brought directly to your students or educators depending on your time and process.  As Common Core State Standards are introduced, teachers are needing to translate content into skill sets and [...]

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KidScape Productions talks about strong offers and “yes, and”.

The “yes, and” theory  is thought by most to be the defining principles of improvisational art and learning..  It suggests that participants are obligated to accept offers with “yes” and follow it up with an “and” to heighten ideas and propel conversations. Whether you follow the work of Viola Spolin or Johnstone, it encourages improvisers to try something new and unknown. The “yes, and” theory suggest that denying idea’s is often a decision born out of fear.   KidScape [...]

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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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