Tag Archives: Drama

Bringing Lawless Spirits to Life – Part II

A lot of work goes into creating Lionheart Theatre's Lawless Spirits Tour, but perhaps the most fascinating part to play is that of the playwright. Lionheart Theatre recently sat down with Kate Guyton and Daniel Guyton, who wrote several of the stories for this year's Lawless Spirits Tour. How did you get involved with Lionheart's Lawless Spirits Tour? Daniel:  “It's been…
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Meet the Director, Joanie McElroy of “The Rainmaker”

Joanie McElroy is the artistic director of Merely Players Presents, an independent theatre company, along with her creative partner, Ken Crease. She has been active in Atlanta theatre for over 20 years, most of them spent in the director’s chair.  A few of her directing credits at Lionheart Theatre Company include To Kill a Mockingbird, Of Mice and Men, Clybourne…
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Meet Brandi Kilgore, Director of A Southern Exposure

Brandi Kilgore was first introduced to performing in Kindergarten where her role as the narrator and her fantastic side ponytail were both showstoppers. Since this auspicious stage debut, Brandi has continued to grow in her love for theatre and has enjoyed acting, directing, playwriting, and sketch comedy. For the past several years, Brandi has enjoyed…
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The Case for Children’s Theatre: A Place for Kids to Learn, Grow and Imagine

Besides being crazy amounts of fun, theatre also has tons of great benefits in terms of development and socialization. It’s probably no surprise that activities like improv and other drama courses can boost self-esteem and confidence. The theatre is a place where inner silliness and creativity are embraced. When children learn to be more confident…
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