Choosing Your College Theater Program

Choosing Your College Theater Program

Answers for High School Students Determined to Pursue an Acting Degree but Totally Stressed Out by the Process!​ Covid has changed many things, but it has not changed how anxiety-producing and puzzling the process of selecting a post-secondary acting/theater program...
Monologues for College Auditions

Monologues for College Auditions

Answers for High School Seniors Determined to Pursue an Acting Degree but Totally Stressed Out by the Process! Typically at this time of year I am knee-deep in conducting monologue workshops and privately coaching high school seniors who are knee-deep in the...
Take the A Train(ing)

Take the A Train(ing)

When I was four years old, I stepped foot on a stage for the first time. I played the Dolly everyone sang hello to, a bah-bah black sheep that had some wool, and two other roles that clearly did not make a lasting impression. By the time the curtain came down, I was...
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...