Tag: acting

You’re More Creative Than You Think: The Myth of Left Brain

I’m about as left-brained as they come. I’m a numbers guy. I’m not creative. I’ve encountered a good few folks with the ‘creative vacancy’ mindset and, without fail, I’m always perplexed by it. It’s no secret that there is a healthy portion of the… Continue Reading “You’re More Creative Than You Think: The Myth of Left Brain”

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”

Where Do Ideas Come From? Stimulating Imagination

Pulp Fiction, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, The Godfather. What do they have in common? They all started with good ideas. They’re imaginative. So how can I stimulate my own imagination? Where do good ideas come from? Creativity is a muscle and the… Continue Reading “Where Do Ideas Come From? Stimulating Imagination”

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”

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”