Unpaid Expectations: The Struggle of Professional Looking Community Theater

Community theater has not only fostered some of the best theatrical talent our country has to offer, but it also serves as the home of many performers that can’t or haven’t taken the next step into professional, paid theater. It serves as an escape for many artists that quite often are looking for a distraction… Read More Unpaid Expectations: The Struggle of Professional Looking Community Theater

The NJ Community Theatre Guide to Announcing You’ve Been Cast in a Show

Congratulations! You’ve hit the big time! Okay, well, not really, but you will make damn sure that people think you did. You’re in New Jersey community theatre, damnit! And you want the WORLD to know that your Bachelors degree in Fine Arts wasn’t completely wasted. Here are some tips on how to effectively announce you’ve… Read More The NJ Community Theatre Guide to Announcing You’ve Been Cast in a Show

A Life of Art or a Life of Stability? – My Crazy Crossroad: Part 2

It wasn’t too long ago that I was sitting in my bedroom blogging about whether I should follow a career of performing on stage/screen, or whether I should follow a career that guarantees more certainty financially, socially, and personally (Click Here to Read). And today, I am sitting here at my desk in my office,… Read More A Life of Art or a Life of Stability? – My Crazy Crossroad: Part 2

#lifeofky – Day 105: “Les Misérables: Five Ways NJ Actors Should Deal with Not Being Cast in Their Dream Role”

In a perfect theatrical world, rejection never happens. Unfortunately, we live in New Jersey, which means that our world is FAR from perfect. Rejection is quite the common event in the acting world. All actors around the world personally feel as though they are perfect for a certain role, and when they don’t get it,… Read More #lifeofky – Day 105: “Les Misérables: Five Ways NJ Actors Should Deal with Not Being Cast in Their Dream Role”