There are so many creative ways to express yourself. Try these other ideas:

Music—Whatever your genre, you can have jam sessions with your friends, write song lyrics, or just listen to the melodies flow. Find your own rhythm.

Dance & Hula—Let your movements speak with any dancing style. Hula is just one of many graceful ways to keep your body and mind healthy and happy.

Not Exactly You?

Everyone has their own substance.
If acting and theatre doesn’t sound
like yours, you can explore more
options below.

Take the quiz to discover your substance and find out what
motivates you.

Check out these other substances:

Get inspired by our Voices With Substance—learn about people from Hawai‘i who have found their substance.

Get Moving

Just go out there and explore acting/theatre at your school, community and more:

  • Find a theatre: Check out the performing arts and upcoming performances
  • Try out for a play or musical at your school

Stay Focused

Focus on acting/theatre, keep improving, and have fun as you set and fulfill goals:

  • There are apprenticeships for the arts, too! Teens, age 16 or older, can in on the summer theatre fun by volunteering to work with the keiki in Hawaii Children’s Theater’s 5 week Summer Stars program. Learn alongside professional educators in dance, singing, acting, make-up, costumes, tech, lighting, sound and more.
  • Take a performing arts class to develop your skills through Diamond Head Theater 

Get Involved

Great minds think alike. Connect and work with other people who like acting/theatre as you reach your dream: