Actor, Amalgamation of Life, Costume Designer, Director

Strategy for the 2018-2019 Season

I wish I had remembered sooner that I drafted this blog post before August.. especially, before the end of August. I should have had a strategy built for this season prior to auditioning, casting, and planning for All Shook Up. But(!), I do have a plan and I am excited to share it with you… Continue reading Strategy for the 2018-2019 Season

Actor, Amalgamation of Life

Ensemble Actors

Ensemble actors--how do you make them pop while not distracting from the story? It can be hard reining people in from showcasing their exuberance and personality on the stage. I can speak to this directly concerning the work I've been doing on All Shook Up. Actors, myself included, have to be reminded that while you… Continue reading Ensemble Actors

Actor, Amalgamation of Life, Director

Rejected.

How are you supposed to react when you're rejected by a production staff? It sucks and it isn't easy getting over any kind of rejection. Not that it is anything like a break-up, but it's similar in the sense that you are often told: "We are going in a different direction." "There's no chemistry." How… Continue reading Rejected.

Actor, Amalgamation of Life, Costume Designer, Director

Loyalty to a theater?

Loyalty to a theater or only to the craft? I had been picking theater over craft in my early years but I think I did that to recall how to interact and work on a production. It's a different kind of beast. I had a lot to remember from high school and because of everything… Continue reading Loyalty to a theater?

Actor, Amalgamation of Life, Costume Designer, Director

The kid in me

I am a self professed child at heart. I know this, all of my friends and family know this--I don't think I actually know how to be an adult. Would there actually be any difference, as an actor, to me? Let me focus on the differences between shows as an adult and as a teen.… Continue reading The kid in me