As the weather turns cooler, why fight the urge to snuggle under a blanket with a bottle of wine and some quality screen time? Problem is, what to watch?Read More
Anyone with sense can look at what’s playing on Broadway and see that pop music is here to stay. Catchy riffs and repetitive lyrics have proven to be just as profitable on the boards as on the radio. Yet most formal training programs have been slow to catch up to this development. Today’s Broadway singer needs to be able to move between pop and traditional Broadway as seamlessly as Jessie Mueller moving from Waitress to Carousel.Read More
Since Green Day songs weren’t written as theatre songs, the storytelling presents a big challenge for this show. Find a pop or rock song that’s a bit esoteric and showcase your ability to find the passion within the imagery. And dress like a badass.Read More
When it comes to negotiating, things that are a huge deal to me may be peanuts to the powers that be. I've found that money can be moved from budgets outside of salary to accommodate an actor. And I've found it empowering to ask for what I want, instead of meekly saying yes to what's offered.
So here’s what to say and how to say it.Read More
This musical embraces the folk/Americana genre. If you don't have a folk song in your repertoire, you can get away with country. While I don't particularly like listening to country, I do love using it for auditions because the storytelling is so clear. Most country songs are delivered to a specific person, unlike the vast majority of pop repertoire.Read More