Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Theater For All


All the world's a stage! Everyone should have a chance to perform, if that is their heart's desire.

The Fourth Wall is a mobile theater company that opens the stage to children and adults with special needs. Their motto? Theater is for all abilities! Through interactive games and thoughtful instruction tailored to the actors' needs, The Fourth Wall is allowing these individuals to express themselves in creative and unique ways.

You can read all about it here:

https://annarborfamily.com/music/theater-for-all-abilities/

Monday, February 18, 2019

Teen Anxiety



Teen anxiety, sadly, is on the rise. And is it any wonder? The pressures to perform have increased exponentially. Grades, test scores, college exams, college admittance. Add to that the performance pressures of sports, dance, and music. Top it all off with a big dose of social media, and you have a perfect recipe for stress.

The documentary "Angst" explores this topic, with revealing commentary from students who have experienced it, and the parents and professionals who have helped them along the way.

You can read more about it here:

https://annarborfamily.com/tweens/teen-anxiety-highlighted-in-documentary-angst/