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ANOTHER OPENING, ANOTHER SHOW

  “Acting is the most personal of our crafts. The make-up of a human being – his physical, mental and emotional habits – influence his acting to a much greater extent than commonly recognized.”   Lee Strasberg I can’t remember how … Continue reading

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TECH WEEK!

The dreaded moment has come again.  A time when my mind gives way to blankness with the addition of things like costumes, lights, complete set and use of props.  Add to that the fact that my brain has slowly been … Continue reading

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I’M ADDICTED TO COOL WHIP

Pie throwing is kind of a lost art, and although it may be a rather rudimentary, burlesque humor, there’s something inherently funny about taking a pie in the face, under the right conditions.  Johnny Carson The “Southern Fried Funeral” has … Continue reading

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TECH WEEK – DAY TWO

When you have a passion for something, you’re willing to do anything to be part of it.  Many addictions start this way.  You start out liking something – than it becomes part of you and you can’t seem to live … Continue reading

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TECH WEEK

Well it’s here at last.  The final week before performance.  Pray for me.  Pray that I don’t let my cast members or director down and that I remember my lines.  Pray that I quit revising the script.  I don’t know if … Continue reading

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STRECTCHING THEIR WINGS

As you know, I’ve been part of the Board of Directors of Northern Starz Children’s Theatre for about a year and in that time, I’ve done some work as a stage manager, blog writer, director and volunteered for many other … Continue reading

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WHY DO I DO THIS?

I think it began when I was three. Mother enrolled me in ballet, tap, jazz and baton lessons – thinking I would someday become the next Shirley Temple.  I learned to step, shuffle, ball and change before I knew my … Continue reading

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