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I need to learn

My last few posts have focused on my flexibility, or the need for me to be flexible, when it comes to the upcoming production (and entire experience behind) A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. Let's start with what I know happened during auditions, things that are written and confirmed by my… Continue reading I need to learn

Amalgamation of Life

It finally happened

My auditions were caught in a hitch, initially, but ended up producing some amazing talent. I am so pleased to have met new persons to theater in general, new persons to my little blackbox theater, and (what I call) classic talent--those persons who are veterans to the show and/or the theater. It was a nice… Continue reading It finally happened

Amalgamation of Life

Flexibility

Flexibility isn't just about stretching and preparing for an audition, rehearsal, or show. It can be about adjusting for the weather, taking feedback well (and rolling with it), and including new ideas freely and without guff. Sometimes you have to roll with the punches, other times you have to dole out the punches; such is… Continue reading Flexibility

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Rules for auditions

For directors: Is it really about characteristics? Is their nose right? (This was an arbitrary physical characteristic I pulled out of my head) Is this character mentioned to be a blonde? And does it make sense to buy a wig or cast someone with naturally blonde hair?What about their capability to handle and receive notes?… Continue reading Rules for auditions