For many people, theatre IS their outlet- a way to escape from the average, everyday, 9-5 grind. However, when your 9-5 grind consists of singing "9 to 5" and dancing full out to all the other numbers in that show (while in 3" heels), it may not be the most relaxing thing to leave your paid rehearsal and go to an unpaid rehearsal for a show you're doing 'just for fun'.Read More
Monday could very well be the most important night of their lives.
After bopping around through an exuberant, five-minute mash of songs from currently running Broadway shows – “Tootsie,” “The Cher Show” and “Be More Chill,” to name a few – the 86 nominees stood grinning and red-faced.
“That was an adrenaline run,” said choreographer Keisha Lalama.Read More
Rejection is a big part of the theatrical industry, and it is something that everyone in the business must deal with. However, instead of dwelling on the pain of getting rejected, let’s focus on the ways you can overcome the feeling of dejection, and how to turn it into something constructive.Read More
While the rest of the city feels like a true metropolis full of real people going about their lives and pursuing all they can dream of and aspire towards, Times Square is full of those who want to take advantage of the many who come to visit and don’t understand New York.Read More
Whether you're running backstage or building cues from a tech table, being in tech week takes a toll on your body and mind, no matter how fun it can be, everything hurts just a little more. There are things you can do to make tech week easier, though, and your body will thank you!Read More
Do you love theatre? Yes. Do you love Broadway? Yes. Do you yearn to be on the Broadway stage? Yes. Do you eat, sleep, live Broadway? Yes. Have you ever seen a Broadway show? …..no… Have you ever been to New York? ….no…. Well, how the hell do you love something that you have never encountered?Read More
For a few weeks now, the Facebook Page “The Broadway Body Positivity Project” is publishing anonymous confessions of body shaming in theatre. Dozens, if not hundreds of heart-wrenching stories of artists being mistreated by teachers, directors, designers are being published.Read More
I’m no stranger to imposter syndrome. I routinely question my abilities, my talents, my prospects, and my creative potential relative to the industry. I frequently wonder if I’m practicing enough, learning enough, applying myself to the right opportunities. I also often wonder if I deserve it. That’s the big one, and I had an experience with that quite recently.Read More