Category: theatre

Designing, Directing, and Disney: An Artistic Discussion With Kennon Cliche

In little over a week, I’ll be making my tentative, facemasked return to New York City– resuming University in a Covid-19 world. The pandemic has shifted what it means to get an Acting degree and while I’m thankful for the hybrid, somewhat in-person class… Continue Reading “Designing, Directing, and Disney: An Artistic Discussion With Kennon Cliche”

A Pandemic’s Impact On Theatre: An Interview With Jason Brubaker

Theatre companies have been thrown into chaos amidst Covid-19. In the face of this pandemic, though, many of them have shown inspiring resilience and ingenuity. One of these companies is The Playthings Theatre. The Playthings Theatre is an intimate theatre company based in Midtown… Continue Reading “A Pandemic’s Impact On Theatre: An Interview With Jason Brubaker”

Vulnerability In Acting

Vulnerability on stage is essential as an actor. It acts as an entry point for the audience into the character and the events of the play. It’s compelling and it’s honest. It’s also difficult. Over the course of my studies in college, many of… Continue Reading “Vulnerability In Acting”

Memorizing Efficiently- Monologues, Scenes, Songs

Like many others, I find myself in the throws of finals week- envying my friends who are already on summer vacation. As the assignments stack up, so does the amount I had/have to memorize (especially for my performance classes). One piece in particular was… Continue Reading “Memorizing Efficiently- Monologues, Scenes, Songs”

The Importance of Storytelling

Every year, masses from around the globe flock to Jonesborough, TN, a small town that less than 6,000 people call home. They gather in Jonesborough for the National Storytelling Festival. In 1973, sixty or so people gathered on hay bales and wagons to share… Continue Reading “The Importance of Storytelling”

Auditioning- Things To Keep In Mind

I recently had someone reach out to me, saying that they enjoyed the blog (thank you!) and that they would like to hear more about what I have learned in regards to acting and the theater industry as a whole. I am still a… Continue Reading “Auditioning- Things To Keep In Mind”