Chapter 10: Music and Script

In theory, every act uses music or words. This is the case when you "think inside the box." "Outside the box," you might think about using noise or sound effects. But have you ever thought about getting audience members on stage to create your background sound and noises? Yes, this can go horribly wrong, but with some pre-show work, this can be very entertaining.

But let's go back to finding good music or a good story...

When looking for music, a good place to start is to write down music that you love or to search for music that relates to the story. A good place to start your search is the internet. The following sites may be productive for you:

If you can't come up with a story on your own, there are many traditional tales and myths from different cultures. For a guide to sites with stories, visit Tim Sheppard's Story Links:

This site also provides additional links to national and regional storytelling organizations.