Making Friends with Monologues

Making Friends with Monologues

If you wanted to frighten a group of actors with something they’d find ghastly and dreadful, you could turn to vampires, zombies, or ghosts. Or you could just tell them to prepare a monologue audition. For actors, it seems, monologues and zombies have much in common:...
Race, Oscar, Race!

Race, Oscar, Race!

There has been quite a stir in entertainment news lately as one influential actor after another tweets, or posts, their outrage at the lily-white list of Best Actor contenders that was revealed during last week’s Oscar nomination announcements. In short order the...
To BFA or Not To BFA… That Is the Question!

To BFA or Not To BFA… That Is the Question!

Every year as summer greenery gives way to autumn polychrome, high school seniors across the country begin the panicked and puzzling process of applying to college. For those students considering – or intent on – pursuing a performance degree, the process...