The Night Before Christmas (1968) Pt 3
This is an old Christmas special from 1968. It is an animated movie that tells the story of the poem Twas the Night Before Christmas. This video is a favorite of many who grew up in that era.
Parenthetical Expressions, Nonessential Phrases, Essential Phrases
Learn what parenthetical expressions, nonessential phrases, essential phrases are in this video. Comical example sentences with movie footage is shown to go with the sentence. The narrator discusses editing that needs to be done to the sentences.
(Note: the word 'intellectually' is spelled wrong at the beginning of the video.) (5:24)
How to Write a Stage Play
How to Write a Stage Play. Part of the series: Theater Acting & Scripts. To write a stage play, first develop a basic story outline that carries the characters from the beginning to the end, establish the characters both on and off the stage.
Using Quotations for Book Titles
Quotations can be used for book titles if they are used consistently. Other options include underlining and italics. Discover when it's acceptable to put book titles in quotation marks. The teacher shows examples on her computer screen in this live action movie. (1:28)
Do You Underline Short Story Titles?
Short-story titles should not be underlined, but rather should be placed in quotation marks.The teacher shows examples on her computer screen in this live action movie. (1:13)
METRO TALENT Competiton 2009-Improv Lyrical Dance Solo (Improvisational) Casey DeRosa
METRO TALENT Competiton 2009-Improv Lyrical Dance Solo (Improvisational)
Dancer: Casey DeRosa
Studio: All Out Productions
(The dancer picked out this song from a list aproximately two routines before she went on stage.)
MetroTalent@hotmail.com Brooklyn, NY
Dance Improvisation Class Final
Students performing outside and in Bernhard Center. The video begins with the students being frozen in position for approximately three minutes before they start their improvisation. There is no music, just the dance. (7:33)
Canada: A People's History - Jacques Cartier
This video is a reenactment of Jacques Cartier's voages to the New World. It recreates many of his well know adventures and explorations in a way that is easy to follow, and can be enjoyed by anyone who is studying this great explorer.
Manhattan: What Henry Hudson Saw in 1609
This video from National Geographic gives us a peek at what Manhattan would have looked like when Henry Hudson discovered it. (Professional video that shows scenes of NYC without the buildings, bridges, and such)
RFK - Bobby Kennedy and the Cuban Missile Crisis
At the beginning of the Cuban Missile Crisis, Bob Kennedy was the country’s attorney general. At first he advocated a strike against the island, ninety miles south of Florida, where the Soviet Union was installing offensive ballistic missiles. As he listened to the debate amongst the President's closest advisors, however, he changed his mind.
Move the video forward, to 1:10, to view a short clip of Bobby’s role in the crisis. Included are recreated scenes, hist
Chaucer and the Medieval Period - clip only
This is the beginning of an older filmed-for-the-classroom narrated documentary. It introduces Middle English literature and The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer and gives an overview of the pilgrims as a cross section of medieval society. Sound quality is strained. Shows a large antique edition of the book and a filmed reenactment of people in period costume eating a meal together at a large inn table. (1:39 min.)
The Changing World of Charles Dickens - clip only
This brief overview of the age of Dickens provides a good introduction to Dickens' Oliver Twist, in which he attempts to expose the inhumanity and injustices he saw around him. Drawings and paintings with narration, and interspersed reenactment. (1:29 min.)
Geisha Fan Fance
Geisha from Japan performing at the Japanese street festival in Washington, DC. (0:25)
Traditional Japanese Dance
This is called Nihon-Buyo, a traditional Japanese Dance which was meant for performance on the stage. (3:54)
Grand Slam: Performance Poetry Engages Students
A professionally produced report on the work of Global Writes and the way in which it engages students in writing through the teaching of slam poetry. The video features scenes from classroom sessions, and interviews with students, teachers, and school administrators.
Unionization at Ford in 1930s and early 1940s
[CAUTION: There are scenes with dead workers in caskets that might be disturbing.]Ford was considered the model of manufacturing technology in the 1920s. By offering the $5 day, and other benefits, Ford was also
considered a model employer. The Great Depression changed that
perception and worker unrest led to a unionization drive. Ford was more resistant than the other "Big-3" auto companies (GM and Chrysler) and was the last to unionize on the eve of WW2. (Video starts in the m
Theatre Etiquette Video
Top 7 Do's and Don'ts of Theatre Etiquette"
A helpful guide to theatre etiquette brought to you by the Education Department at the Citi performing Arts Center. This applies to any live performance.
How to Tap into Emotions in Acting Auditions
How to Tap into Emotions in Acting Auditions. Part of the series: How to Rehearse for Monologues. Need practice tips for your monologue? Learn how to tap into your real emotions on stage in this free video clip from a professional theater director.
A blast from the past... Learn the (very) basics of stage lighting on an ETC Express 24/48 lighting board.
Stage Lighting & Managing : Stage Lights Effects
Lighting effects on stage can be created using gel rotators, which have up to 20 different colors of gels available for a single light. . See how the mood can be changed with a simple color change with tips from an experienced stage manager in this free video on theater lighting.
See how the mood can ...