This week's subject: Drama:

When actors and actresses do their best work, we forget they are acting. It seems as through they have effortlessly become the characters they are playing. But in reality, there is alot of work that goes into a performance: the words, the costume, the makeup, the lighting, the sound, the direction, the sets, as well as the vocal, physical and emotional elements. All the world may be a stage, but the stage must be built on a solid foundation. To learn more about the many facets of drama, students and others can use the direct links on The Times Launch Point Web site, Go to

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