I got another show! It's going up in October/November 2019 and I am so excited to be a co-directing it with one of my best friends, Christa. She saved me from having to give it up due to a schedule issue. So, without further ado, here's to my next show: The Man Who Came to… Continue reading So, how about this?
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
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
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
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