Amalgamation of Life

Welp, it’s been 3 months…

Welp, it's been 3 months--where did I end up in my goals? June 2018 Successfully┬ásuggest, prepare, plan, audition, direct, and let go of a production Plot out one script with stage directions, costume themes, set design, sound/music I'm still here! I'll be in the planning stage until March 3, 2019 @ 6:59 p.m. I actually… Continue reading Welp, it’s been 3 months…

Actor, Amalgamation of Life, Director

Rules for strikes

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

Amalgamation of Life, Costume Designer

I’ve been thinking…

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…

Amalgamation of Life, Director

When no one comes

When no one comes for auditions...what do you do? Let me tell you about an experience I recently had for A Charlie Brown's Christmas. Auditions were both Sunday afternoon and Monday evening, with an option Wednesday night callbacks (if deemed necessary to hold). We get there, get all set up, and wait. And we wait.… Continue reading When no one comes

Amalgamation of Life, Reviewer

Movies, why?

You might be asking yourself "why does she write so often about movies?" That's not the reason why she created this blog. To me, there are few differences-- "...In film, you are acting in front of a camera, and you need to speak in a normal voice. And onstage, you are in a sort of… Continue reading Movies, why?