When we are preparing an audition we have the unfortunate task of being actor and director at the same time. This means we must be in the moment and outside the moment simultaneously. An experienced player can do… Read More

An Award

An Award – The 2018 Low to No Film Festival awards were held last week and the honor for Best actor in a feature was bestowed upon me for my portrayal of Henry Cardenas, an LAPD Homicide detective… Read More

Press Night!

Press Night— Public performance #16 was Press Night. The official opening night of the show. There are a lot of little customs and traditions associated with this very important night. One of those traditions is to give cards… Read More

Final Previews

Final Previews– And then there were 4 days off.  After our June 9th public performance we gave the stage to the organizers of the annual Public Theatre Gala which was slated for June 10. It’s a big event… Read More

Preview #11: The Beauty—

Preview #11: The Beauty— The beauty. Boxers block and punch and bleed for the beauty. Welders brave molten metal and white hot sparks for the beauty. Musicians play till their flesh is raw for the beauty. And actors… Read More

Preview # 10: Adjustments

Preview # 10: Adjustments — After every preview performance the director will give notes to the players and the department heads intended to hone and polish the show. In general notes are a “no news is good news”… Read More

Preview #9: Rituals

Preview #9: Rituals— The secret to consistency when performing on stage is to settle into a pattern of behavior that encompasses the hours spent in the theatre putting on the show.  Simply stated, an actor must create a… Read More

Preview #8 – In the Groove

Preview #8 – In the Groove — Last night during preview #8 I suddenly realized that we are in the groove. Different folks describe it differently, some actors will say that they have “taken full ownership” of the… Read More

Previews #6 and #7

Previews #6 and #7— Preview #6 was just as wet and wild as we thought it might be. It had been raining of and on all day and the stage crew had been squeegeeing like made to get… Read More

Preview #5 – Rain, Rain, Rain —

Preview #5 – Rain, Rain, Rain — It rains in New York in the summertime, heavily and often. There is no rhyme or reason, no warning, nothing to do about it but prepare to get wet… even on… Read More

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