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Posts by Lisa Seward

Toronto a breeding ground for funny kids and teens

Is it in our water or in our  hospital birthing rooms or our cycle lanes that meander through the city with no real intent or….Is it in our slightly beautiful Lake Ontario devoid of any potential for ducking one’s head under the surface…or is it just coincidence that 90% of Toronto parents give birth to funny babies…

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Can kids be taught how to be funny?

I always get asked this question by parents and friends. I also get this comment….I don’t  necessarily want my child to become an actor…it’s not a stable career. I empathize with parents as they help guide their children towards ultimate goals of happiness and intrinsic rewards in life, but a child has many paths to…

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COMEDY & IMPROVISATION FOR KIDS CAN EQUAL BETTER GRADES

It makes perfect sense! When children are being funny….genuinely funny…kids laugh with them and the barriers start to break down between the need to be popular and the goal of fitting in…BECAUSE laughter is an equalizer! Thinking about what to say or respond to with other kids in a large or small group takes nerve, timing…

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The Yonge Street Players … Stay tuned in June …

June is finally here and all our Players are busy soaking up the sun and the laughs at YSP! Our summer T-shirts have arrived !!!! Pint Size Players, Mid-Size Players and our Elite Teen Troupe are ready to showcase their sense of humour to parents and friends on June 19th, 2010 as parents join our…

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Welcome to the Yonge Street Players Theatre School

The YSP Philosophy “The Yonge Street Players is a theatre school dedicated to promoting self-esteem and risk-taking above all else. Since 1987, we’ve challenged the savvy young player who expects more than a typical acting class. YSP challenges its’ Players to confidently express themselves, problem solve, interact and critique as part of the ensemble experience.…

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