Amalgamation of Life, Director

Bending

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

Actor, Amalgamation of Life, Costume Designer, Director

Open letter to theatre.

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.

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

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