My Five Tips for Community Theatre Auditions

My Five Tips for Community Theatre Auditions

A number of years ago, I decided to try my hand at directing.  I had been involved in community theater for several years as an actor and felt I wanted to experience the dramatic arts from another angle.  I expected there to be learning curve (which there was).  What I didn’t expect was how directing changed my perspective as an actor, especially when it came to auditioning.

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Acting Talent: Nature, Nurture or a Little of Both?

Acting Talent: Nature, Nurture or a Little of Both?

All of us who have attended or participated in theatrical productions have probably witnessed that one actor who stood out above the rest. This particular person could be given any number of roles in various genres (comedy, drama, musical, etc.) and would still shine just as brightly on the stage. So, this begs the question, what components contribute to such talent? Is that person just born with it, or are other factors at play?

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