Introduction Shortcuts To Happiness Power Point Presentation Each episode of the series has a companion vin diagram to use during a class discussion. In the downloadable Power Point presentation, each Venn diagram starts up with a title and a single sentence discussion starter. One mouse click will start the animation that reveals the rest of the slide. The presentation is available as a downloadable file.
Venn Diagrams Dancing Acting Singing • Multiple skills are used • when the circles overlap • Each circle represents one skill Musical Theatre
OvercomingObstacles What talents do you have that can help you succeed? • Determination Taking pride in what you do • Desire to • be involved Self assurance Performance Resourcefulness
Shortcuts To Happiness What do you need to consider yourself a success? Art Family Happiness & Success Money
To Make A Living Exclusively By Performing You must be capable in at least two, if not all three areas. Art Driven by Talent Entertainment Driven by Audience Talent Audience Money Commercial Appeal Driven by Money
Using All Your Talents What’s in your mental resume that will help you succeed? • Flexible Happiness & Success Versatile • Self • Confidence Adaptable Resilient
Skills Assessment Ear For Dialog Grammar Playwright Creativity What talents will you need to “make it?” Dancer Actor Singer Musician Writer Director Technician Television Comedian Teacher
Creativity Thinking outside the box Dancer Actor Singer Musician Writer Director Technician Television Comedian Teacher Artistic Imaginative Enthusiastic Ingenious Motivated Innovative Productive Inspired Resourceful Inventive
Succeeding Through Team Effort What talents do you have that can help everyone succeed? • Backstage Team Accounting Computer Writing Team Building Motivating Others Encouraging Others Laugh Easily ??? On Stage Team Performance • Audience Business Team Production Team
Small Business Owner Time Talent Success Business Skills An artist must learn to manage his or her assets.
Struggling Artist Art Driven by Talent Subsistence Driven by Survival Entertainment Driven by Audience Subsistence Driven by Survival Talent Audience Money Commercial Appeal Driven by Money Subsistence Driven by Survival Subsistence is Priority and replaces one of the other areas Subsistence Driven by Survival
When You Learn, Teach When You Get, Give -Maya Angelou Pride in Accomplishment Art • Success Desire to Serve Performance Life skills Appreciation for the arts