Am I a Fraud? Dealing with Imposter Syndrome

Am I a Fraud? Dealing with Imposter Syndrome

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.

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Theater is Everywhere: Even in the Sky

Theater is Everywhere: Even in the Sky

I literally find drama everywhere I go, whether it’s in my own exceptionally dramatic behavior, or in the universal human habits, I notice which are sneakily Tony-worthy. I’m spending my summer in my hometown, and not doing very many theatrical things. But upon returning home, I was almost immediately struck by a rather intrusive recognition of drama in my life. 

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Prominent Performing Arts College Rocked by Explosive Allegations

Prominent Performing Arts College Rocked by Explosive Allegations

One the more prestigious performing art colleges in Chicago today is reeling over allegations by former students. The allegations against Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University range from the treatment of students to unethical behavior and racial discrimination. Multiple former students have also come forward with allegations of sexual harassment against a current faculty member.

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PLEASE Remember at the Stage Door that Colleen Ballinger is Not Your Personal 'Miranda Sings' Puppet!

PLEASE Remember at the Stage Door that Colleen Ballinger is Not Your Personal 'Miranda Sings' Puppet!

The news just went out that Colleen Ballinger, who is famously known for creating the internet sensation Miranda Sings, will be making her Broadway debut as Dawn in Waitress for a four week run from August 20th through September 15th. I think that is wonderful.

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How Cisgender Performers Can Be Allies to the Trans* Community

How Cisgender Performers Can Be Allies to the Trans* Community

It’s Pride Month, one of the best times of the year! Tony nominations are out, summer stocks have begun their seasons, and Broadway is covered in rainbows. Pride month is a generally really fun time for all queer people, but it’s thanks to the trans* community that Pride even started. So, in the spirit of Pride and looking at ways to support the community, below are ways that cisgender theatre-makers can be allies to the trans* community this month!

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