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  • Improv for Everyone!

    This week, I finished my 4-week improv class at the PIT – People’s Improv Theatre. I signed up for the Level Zero – The Joy of Improv class, because, truth be told, Improv TERRIFIES me. The Level Zero is a no-pressure, introduction class, with no performance. Since Level One (and higher) is 8 weeks long,… Read More

  • Shakespeare is Fun, Y’all.

    A couple of months ago, I told you about my visit to The Shakespeare Forum. After my first night participating, I knew I wanted to be more involved, so I signed up for their 6-week Verse & Text class. I gotta tell ya, this class was AWESOME. For 6 weeks, in 3-hour sessions, we delved into… Read More

  • A Day in the Life

    I’ve been thinking a lot this week about acting. And what it means to be an actor. And how one lives one’s life when that life is not necessarily normal. When I was a teacher, it was fairly simple. I would get up, get dressed, go to work, come home, have dinner, watch some TV,… Read More

  • Serendipity

    “…joining things is about building up the emotional network you need to make it for the long haul. It’s about finding your tribe of artists who will get you through the dark times.” -Jenna Fischer In the first chapter of The Actor’s Life, Jenna Fischer talks about the importance of joining things, of being involved,… Read More

  • Do The Work

    I think many actors, when they are first starting out, tend to get bogged down in the negative, saying things like: “Why am I not getting cast?” “Why doesn’t my phone ring?” “What am I even doing here?” “I should just give up. Most people don’t make it in this business, anyway. Why should I… Read More