Costume Designer

Why do I like costuming?

I am often asked why, starting approximately two years ago, I switched from being on the stage to being backstage--in short, why do I like costuming actors? It's kind of simple: I like to play dress up, and costuming is simply grown up dress up. It's not much different from why I like acting. As an… Continue reading Why do I like costuming?

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

Amalgamation of Life, Director

How did I pick? Part II

How did I pick a production staff? It wasn't easy, I really didn't know where to go aside from my close knit group of friends. Was there any body else? Sure, but did I trust them? Frankly, no, I did not. I trust my friends with any of my personal possessions and even myself (when… Continue reading How did I pick? Part II

Amalgamation of Life, Costume Designer

Plan Ahead

I can't speak enough for planning ahead. Do not wait until production week to complete your costume plot for production. Things go so much smoother when you are properly prepared and thoughtful with your approach to dress individuals. I can't tell you how many kudos I received from the teenagers who, I discovered a few… Continue reading Plan Ahead

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