- Brent & Woofy
- meet these family entertainers and ventriloquists from Canada! Check
out some of their originial music or do some fun activities.
- Children's Festival de la jeunesse
- performing arts festival for children held annually in June on the
grounds of the Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa, Canada. Also, offers
a seven show fundraising series in the fall and winter.
- Chooney the Clown -
see pictures and laugh at jokes from this clown's site.
- Fanga Fantasi - Lars
Carlsson - learn about the job of a makeup artist and wigmaker.
- Fred Garbo: The Inflatable Theater
Co. - read about these performers and their inflatable costumes
- Barnum Museum: Enter the Big
Tent - this Bridgeport, CT museum is dedicated to P.T. Barnum and
his Greatest Show on Earth. Check out the latest circus exhibits and
read a bio about the man.
- Camp Winnarainbow
- performing arts camp for kids 7-14 years old who want a taste of the
circus life. Located in Mendocino County, CA.
- Cirque du Soleil - dramatic
mix of the circus arts and street entertainment, featuring wild, outrageous
costumes, staged under magical lighting and set to original music -
all without a single animal in the ring. In English, German, and French.
- Garden Bros. Circus -
check out this North American circus troop. Learn about the performers,
read some circus jokes, take a quiz, or find out where the circus is
- Ringling Brothers and Barnum &
Bailey Online - come visit the circus!
- Absolutely Whootie: Stories
to Grow By - read folk and fairy tales from around the world that
tell tales of courage, friendship, kindness, and love. Site includes
word games, coloring pages, and fairy tale scripts from kids just like
Variety Stage: Vaudeville and Popular Entertainment, 1870-1920 -
this multimedia collection from the Library of Congress shows the different
forms of popular entertainment, especially vaudeville, in America around
the turn of the 20th century.
- Beauty and
the Beast : Disney's Timeless Classic - great site with information
on both the animated movie and the Broadway musical.
- Broadway On Tour - children's
theater in Orange, California. Check out their shows and workshops.
- Children's Creative
Theater Guide - read the history of theater, learn its terms, and
play acting games on this ThinkQuest site. There's even a skit for trying
out your skills!
- Children's Theatre
Resource Page - read the interesting history of theater for children,
find listings of theaters in American states, and get info on related
- Christian Community Theater -
this theater located in San Diego, California offers quality entertainment,
classes, and workshops for kids.
- Diary of Anne Frank,
The - official online source for the Broadway production. It includes
a detailed study guide on Anne Frank.
- InterActive Theater
- learn about this Houston, Texas theater group and their theatrical
productions designed for kids.
- Kabuki for Everyone
- learn about this traditional form of Japanese theater founded early
in the 17th century in Kyoto.
- learn about this dance-drama from India where the actors depict characters
from epics and ancient scriptures. From the Discover India site.
- Lion King on
Broadway - read this online brochure describing the production.
See a few photos too.
- Mark Twain in His
Times - detailed site with info on Twain's books and plays, with
reviews, images, and discussions of his work.
- Music Man Online -
read about this musical's stage and film productions. Get facts about
each cast, read reviews, see photos, and read lyrics to the songs!
Plays - also called Pupils Own, Write, Enact, and get Recognized!
Find tips for producing plays including acting games, African folk tales
for the stage, paper mache costumes, and more.
- People Garden, The - check
out this new musical just for kids! You can learn about the play's music,
history, and characters, or view a cast list.
- Shakespeare and the Globe
- learn about the original theater Shakespeare's works were performed
in! You'll find pictures and models of the theater as well as a timeline
and performance information.
- Sprouts Theatre for Children
- this online version of a theater in Somerville, MA has pages with
show photos, stories, and more.
- Young Audiences/New York - an arts-in-education
organization, serving New York City public schools, offering programs
in music, dance, theater, creative writing, and the visual arts to students
from grades preK-12.