Great Summer Reads for Theatre Kids – Ages 13-17

Does your teen know every word to the Hamilton soundtrack? And all the original choreography to Mean Girls? Or do they just dream of seeing a Broadway show one day? You might have a theatre nerd on your hands – time to celebrate! These reads will give them more Broadway trivia to amaze you with. Seth’s Broadway Diary – Volume 1 by Seth Rudetsky Seth Rudetsky … Continue reading Great Summer Reads for Theatre Kids – Ages 13-17

Great Summer Reads for Theatre Kids – Ages 8 to 12

There’s nothing better than diving into an incredible story while you’re waiting a bit post-lunch to get back into the pool or outside to play with your friends! These books will be hard for your young reader to put down…but maybe they’ll loan them to you when they’re finished? Let their imagination run wild with these exciting and interactive reads ideal for ages 8-12. Jack … Continue reading Great Summer Reads for Theatre Kids – Ages 8 to 12

Great Summer Reads for Theatre Kids – Ages 3 to 7

Do you have a little one who always wants to be in the spotlight, behind the scenes, or watching from the audience? Check out these picture books that are perfect for ages 3-7. Full of beautiful illustrations and imaginative stories, these books may even catch the eye of the grownup in the room. Introduce the exciting world of theatre with a few of our favorites … Continue reading Great Summer Reads for Theatre Kids – Ages 3 to 7

What’s Streaming? – Theatre Picks for Your Family

The Internet has always been a source of untold wealth for entertainment. But now that we’re spending more time at home, it has become a way to bring the arts right to your doorstep. We’ve been able to visit museums from our couch and view livestreams of incredible performances from all over the world. Here are a few of our top picks of theatrical streaming … Continue reading What’s Streaming? – Theatre Picks for Your Family

Playing by Heart: A Young Man’s Journey in Playwriting

by Becca Jennings Twelve-year-old Matrick Thorpe loves playwriting. He also loves music. And here at FST, Matrick has found a way to combine both of those passions through FST’s award-winning WRITE A PLAY arts-in-education program. When he’s not in Mrs. Steel’s 7th grade class, Matrick can be found playing cello in one of four orchestras. He’s worked both weddings and funerals. You might also catch … Continue reading Playing by Heart: A Young Man’s Journey in Playwriting

FST Forges Connections Online

by Becca Jennings In a time of social distance, FST is fostering much-needed social connection. The FST School announced that it’s going virtual beginning the week of May 11. With over 20 classes to choose from, students ages four to 104 are finding exciting new ways to continue their artistic journey…online. Instructor Catherine Randazzo approached transitioning her classes to the digital world feeling ready and … Continue reading FST Forges Connections Online