Last month I promised a guard-themed craft or crochet project per month. I almost let November run away from me… but just under the wire I’m back with craft project #2! And this one I LOVE! Bus Pillows made from Upcycled Guard T-shirts with Crochet Edgings Before I start with the step-by-step let me just [...]
Mrs. T is back this month with another hairstyle tutorial and this one is quick and easy! She’s sharing how she gets a neat, sleek, high ponytail for performances. Just a few quick steps for performance ready hair. For more posts from Mrs. T visit her blog at http://www.colorguardblog.com. Thanks again Mrs. T!
Today we’re happy to present the 2nd in our new series on Color Guard Hair and Make-Up techniques by “Mrs. T!” For those that may have missed last month’s installment called “I’m Getting Sunburned” Mrs. T is a performer with the Govenaires Drum and Bugle Corps (DCA) from St. Peter, MN. She also writes her own [...]
Today we’re thrilled to welcome a new monthly contributor to the CGE blog! We truly do have the best community in the world. Coaches and performers who are willing to take time from their busy schedules to share their experiences and knowledge with one another. A community that seeks to support. We are truly grateful. [...]
The following article describes an exercise used by Broad Run High School color guard coach (and CGE editor) Catina Anderson to help her students expand their repertoire for emotional expression beyond the “plastered-on” smile. A few years ago I designed a regional A winter guard show requiring performers to express happy, sad and angry emotions [...]
Ever wanted to get your members take on their role as a performer? Ask them to write a short essay addressing the topic of interest so that you, as an instructor, know that they understand their role in the guard. You can even take an article off this site and have the performers reflect on [...]