5 Reasons Why Theatre Groups are Just Like Family

5 Reasons Why Theatre Groups are Just Like Family

Getting involved in a theatre group, whether community or professional, comes with the utter joy of meeting a whole bunch of like-minded people all with the same goal of putting on an excellent show. Those individuals that start off as your acquaintances soon become endearing friends that you couldn’t live without, but there are so many ways that theatre groups are like family, it’s hard not to compare the two.

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8 Roles I Wish I Could Play

8 Roles I Wish I Could Play

Aren't there always those parts you wish you could play? Those roles in shows you know you'd be damn amazing at but because you're the wrong gender, age or vocal range the chances of getting to play them are extremely low...or non-existent! As a generic white female of an alto/mezzo range in her 20s, here are just some of the parts I wish I could play and why.

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Saying No to a Role: Does That Make Me a Diva?

Saying No to a Role: Does That Make Me a Diva?

Saying no to roles and jobs can be really difficult sometimes, especially in this overcrowded industry where such opportunities can be infrequent. It might feel like you have no choice - you need the money, the credits, the production team will be left in the lurch if you drop out. There’s always a reason to talk yourself into saying yes, even when you don’t want to. But saying no to something doesn’t make you a bad person, or make you ungrateful in any way. You’re allowed to say no - it’s just saying it out loud that can be hard sometimes.

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