Bending genders? What are the rules and regulations? Or...do I make them up as I go... I've been faced with some hard questions and realizations when it comes to Forum. It's a male heavy show but I picked it and I *thought* I could get away with reversing genders on all of the roles. I'm… Continue reading Bending
I've done my best over the past year (and some change) to be as honest as possible with my thoughts and feelings relating to theatre. I think, going back and re-reading some posts, that I have been forthright and accurate in my depiction of my feelings; it's a love-hate relationship. Theatre is not a beast… Continue reading Open letter to theatre.
I recently discovered that strike means different things to different theaters and does not have a universal list of priorities. Standard 'to-dos' are: An entire set has to be disassembled and a new set has to be reassembled (although this second part can take a few weekends), Costumes have to be laundered, Props organized and… Continue reading Rules for strikes
Should, and can, movie actors move to theater, or vice versa? Part two! I have a whole theory that the answer should be no, but every once in an actor I have to change my opinion. In this blog entry, I'll focus on a few examples of high quality actors that can traverse any medium… Continue reading Crossing mediums.
I've been having these moments where I shift back and stop to think for a minute, "how did I come to that decision?" Or, "was that the best decision to make?" It's a bit alarming. You know you did well, every one has clothes and every one has been taking care of things pretty well… Continue reading I’ve been thinking…