The Actor’s Dilemma: What Young Actors Need to Learn, Part II

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Many young actors live and die, or seem to, on the posting of the next cast list for either their college or conservatory production. After all, it’s not like being in the professional world where there are hundreds of casting

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Do You Need a Big Show to Give Students a Rewarding Theatre Experience?

A big show like Marat/Sade offers young theatre artists a lot of opportunity.

In this article, we’ll focus on theatre training and working with students of just about any age. The title of this piece is a clear indication of the question at hand. Should doing a big show, one with a lot

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Advanced Directing Technique: Insights for Actors through Storytelling, Part I

Storytelling helps actors relate to the script, their characters and other characters.

Over the years I’ve directed my share of professional and university productions. Recently, I was working on a production of Steel Magnolias. It was an Actors Equity production and all of the actresses were professionals, many with more than 20

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