Category Archives: Performance Tips

“Let’s Skit Busy!” Blog Posts

sheeplaughs   February 7, 2018   Comments Off on “Let’s Skit Busy!” Blog Posts

At one time I had a separate blog called “Let’s Skit Busy!” which supported and supplemented the main skit site. However, once I overhauled the site to this WordPress version (a huge update), which is already in a blog format, I decided to incorporate it here. The blog entries are all about helping you to make your performances of these… Read more »

Skit Blog: A Big “But”

sheeplaughs   February 7, 2018   Comments Off on Skit Blog: A Big “But”

I get many emails each day telling me that my skits are being used, often with complimentary words about them. I appreciate that very much. However, something I have noticed over the past few years since the site has been up is the use of the word “but” in their comments. Here’s how it’s most used: “I love your skits!… Read more »

Skit Blog: Soundtrack Use Tips 1

sheeplaughs   February 7, 2018   Comments Off on Skit Blog: Soundtrack Use Tips 1

The soundtracks, (or “Skit Trax” as I call them) that are a part of each script package are made to enhance your performance. Some are as simple as a musical open and close, functioning as bookends to bring you onstage and take you offstage in a professional manner. Others have more tracks, with background music for scenes and sound effects. Some… Read more »

Skit Blog: “Freeze, Turkey!”

sheeplaughs   February 7, 2018   Comments Off on Skit Blog: “Freeze, Turkey!”

I think you know what I mean. We’ve probably all seen it done. You may have even done it. “The Big Freeze.” A skit has just been finished, and, as the script indicated, “The actors all FREEZE.” I get chills just thinking about it. The “freeze” is another pet peeve of mine. Excuse me… “freeze?” Why freeze? Was the skit… Read more »

Skit Blog: My Skit Ethics

sheeplaughs   February 7, 2018   Comments Off on Skit Blog: My Skit Ethics

Or, to coin a word, “Skitethics!” This site is intended to be a help to the drama directors and actors who want to impact lives for the Lord using their talents. In many people’s minds, the word “skit” brings to mind something that is not worth much; a short, quickly thrown-together bit of comedy fluff. (Most of this perception comes from… Read more »

“The Crate Escape” Video

sheeplaughs   November 9, 2016   Comments Off on “The Crate Escape” Video

Sometimes I will see a video from a church performance of my scripts that just makes me proud! Here is a page spotlighting one such awesome performance, of “The Crate Escape.” I am providing these links to their YouTube videos in order to not only show what an excellent job they did, but to also inspire you and impart ideas… Read more »

Skit Blog: Recipe For A Skit Disaster

sheeplaughs   February 11, 2016   Comments Off on Skit Blog: Recipe For A Skit Disaster

Done right, with plenty of rehearsal time, commitment and effort, your drama presentations can add some delicious spice and scriptural flavor to your event or church service! Done wrong, however, they can be a stomach-churning, distasteful experience. There are many tips, advice, helps, etc., on this site, to support your performance of the scripts you find here. But this page… Read more »

Halloween Alternative Event Skits

sheeplaughs   February 11, 2016   Comments Off on Halloween Alternative Event Skits

Halloween… what’s a Christian to do with it? Some few, remembering their own innocent childhood fun, celebrate it with their kids, creating new memories. But generally believers fall into one of two camps. Either they ignore it, wishing it would go away, or they severely lambast it and condemn those that participate in it in any way. Neither reaction is… Read more »