At this time of year with everyone sharing love and season’s tidings with family and friends, at work, at home and where they spend their time, 4th Wall Theatre Company has been considering what we are thankful for. Our instructors know how much they are appreciated, but we wanted to share the wealth of knowledge,… Read More

Robin Bennett
October 30, 2015

(scroll down to find links to professional ABA therapy information) 4th Wall Theatre Company is constantly looking to improve; whether it be through our commitment to serving new communities, providing useful information on our website and blog, or improving the tools that our instructors have on hand when going into the classroom to serve students… Read More

It seems that Broadway, the Godfather of all things theater throughout the country, has caught the wave that organizations like 4th Wall have been riding all along; theater is a powerful force in the lives and experiences of people with disabilities.  Also, the excitement of people with disabilities being represented on this Main Stage is helping… Read More

Katie Mann
August 20, 2014

The Detroit Opera House, at the heart of Detroit, is a magnificent architectural structure.  Built as a movie house in 1922 it has undergone several renovations and reinventions throughout the years.  But it is also the site of 4th Wall’s most prestigious camp this summer. Today was our third day of camp where Mark kindly… Read More

Katie Mann
February 5, 2014

As co-founder of 4th Wall Theatre Company I often get asked, “What is 4th Wall?”  A good question.  And as any little theatre student would know the 4th Wall, like the word “theatre,” has two different meanings and spellings. Theatre vs Theater Although not a rule, die-hard thespians will insist there is a distinction between… Read More

Diane Mann
January 15, 2014

Loving Kindness In broad strokes, Part I discussed my thinking on disciplining with loving kindness. It starts with my perspective of being well-balanced and focusing on self-care. From that position of strength flows the patience and ability to teach, guide and help children maximize their potential. Part II discusses a few of the nuts and… Read More

Diane Mann
January 9, 2014

My Brand of Discipline My husband and I were raised by good-hearted parents who, along with their peers in the 1960’s, raised their families with harsher forms of discipline than seems to be the norm today. Yes we learned to respect others, to follow rules and most of us continue leading responsibly productive lives; but… Read More