A play can change your life in many ways. As an actor, you may meet people in the cast or stage crew that become your new best friends. So, what do you do when it’s over? Here are some tips for how I overcome post-show blues.Read More
So dark you can’t even see your hand in front of your face. It happened in an instant with just a slight popping sound. 10 seconds ago you had the lights on and Netflix running the Office for the 30th time and then SNAP! No power. Now as your fan slowly turns to a stop, there is complete silence.
Is it even safe to get up and go check the fuse box? Where the hell IS the fuse box? You’ve got to do something and soon because all this darkness means no lights, no fridge, no phone, no internet.Read More
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.Read More
Students especially need adults who are willing to go into the trenches with them and love them through it. This is what we can offer our students in high school theater programs, and this is what they, in turn, will offer the future generations.Read More
It is always a bit awkward when you’re asked to perform an intimate scene on stage, especially if you have never done an intimate scene before. Not only do you have to think about the portrayal of the scene, but you also must ensure that you and the other actor are both comfortable.Read More
From tech crew to leads, from directors to choreographers, if you’re involved in theatre you will immediately know what I’m talking about. We’ve been teased for our “over-dramatic ways” and our “cult-like behavior” and all the other nonsense non-thespians make up about us, we all know they’re just jealous! Whether you’re a “noob” or a seasoned actress, you’re sure to relate to this list of fourteen experiences we all share!Read More
STOP WATCHING THE MOVIE! The previous actor has already had his moment in the spotlight. It’s your chance to shine, and, with dedication, understanding, and a little bit of creativity, you’ll be able to create a whole new experience for your audience every time you walk on the stage.Read More