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Acting Advice

Ask Me!: How to tackle stage fright?

QUESTION FROM: Paula Hello angelaa, i am doing a play this saturday and it s the first time i am ever up on a stage. I am so nervous. Do you have any advice to calm my nerves so that everything goes as planned? thank youu so much. By the way you have a very […]

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“No Friction. No Interest. No Play.” – Arthur Penn

“I do not want to know another thing about what a nice guy or gal someone on the stage is: This is entirely irrelevant to me. Some sort of desperation has crept into our theatre–all of our arts, really, but we’re discussing theatre–where we feel a defensive wall is erected around the meretriciousness of our […]

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BAD SHOW! – How to Survive a Disastrous Performance. It is inevitable, even with a well-oiled show, that we will have one VERY BAD performance. Everything will go wrong: lights will blow out, set pieces will break, offstage microphones will be switched off, a zipper will get stuck. And, to make matters worse the audience […]

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Acting Advice

Ask Me! – Community theaters?

Anonymous asked What are some good local community theaters one can get involved in? Well. This question made me sad. One of the best local theaters to get involved in is now no longer: Manhattan Theatre Source. Unfortunately, the independent theater scene in New York has taken a mighty blow over the last couple of […]

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Ask Me: Theater in LA or NYC? Do I need an agent first?

Hi my name is Meredith, I went to school in Los Angeles for a couple of years and hated living in L.A. And I didn’t get so much as an agent there.. I really want to do theater and have won awards and many lead roles in my home town of Reno… My question is, […]

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