There are many reasons why theatre has been around for thousands of years, and is still growing. Many people describe the theatre as something magical, and a truly extraordinary experience. Unfortunately nowadays, many drama courses don’t involve theatre trips, with students watching performances online instead. Many feel that this takes away the experience - there’s nothing quite like enjoying a heart-warming musical, or seeing a timeless classic at the theatre.Read More
In the past 24 hours, I've been asked by many people what my thoughts are on the story out of North Bergen, NJ that a high school drama club performed an adaptation of the movie, "Alien".
Let me make some things perfectly clear upfront:
1. The passion and creativity of the students should be commended.
2. I hope this production launches their interest in theatre for years to come.
At the same time, it's clear that a production like this is a clear example of a violation of copyright.Read More
While many were shocked by this college admissions scandal, as someone who’s worked in college admissions for the past decade, I wasn’t shocked at all. Truth be told, this has been happening for years in the industry and if you think BFA theatre/music/dance programs are in the clear, you’d be wrong.Read More
Hopefully by the end of April, the right school will be revealed to you and your student. It may or may not be one of their top choices. That’s okay, because (as we all know), your student will get out of this experience what they put into it.Read More