It has been so rewarding watching the storytelling deepen. Hearing the language used more richly. Seeing the physicality of the actors become more specific. Today, I’m thinking about what it means for a show to grow. Too often when one is learning the craft of acting and they are in an educational production of some [...]
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Most people consider the task of ‘acting’ or ‘performing’ to be to create a sense of realism – to act as a real person and establish the illusion that ‘this is happening right now for the first time’. Stanislavski, and many others like him. This is the traditional view of what it means to be [...]
So, most actor’s resumes will include a section at the bottom labeled “special skills” – which are often unique abilities that don’t fit anywhere else in the resume, but might impact casting considerations. Sometimes they are practical skills that might be a part of a particular role (like juggling or playing an instrument), but sometimes [...]
Hey , check out our production pictures from the Mayfair Affair. If you would like to purchase prints or downloads from this production CLICK HERE. Thank you Merianne Dietrich Photography! I thought I heard someone else here?
In a recent interview with NPR’s Fresh Aire, actress Meryl Streep discussed the value of opera training she received in her youth, and how it has helped her with her work today, which has been lauded specifically for her ability with accents and vocal transformations. Check out the LA Times article here.
Here is an interview with the Director of Everyone Knows What a Dragon Looks Like: Also a few pictures of the production to whet your appetite. Hope to see you at the Pavilion Friday or Saturday
Sarah Senff, a 2006 graduate of the Belhaven Theatre department, is currently appearing in the Hilliard Arts Council production of Ragtime in Hilliard, Ohio. Senff will be attending Miami University (OH) in the fall as a student in their Master of Arts program in Theatre. Check out the article here.
This year was my second year to attend SETC, and it was different for me in more ways than one. The biggest being that I passed State Screenings in December and was able to audition for about 80 different artistic directors from many theatres around the country while at SETC. Last year I didn’t pass State Screenings [...]
This was the second year I was able to attend SETC and participate in the Professional Auditions. Because I can’t do anything easily, I also decided to indulge my masochistic side and participate in the Graduate School auditions in lieu of my upcoming graduation from Belhaven. Thankfully, I was scheduled to do my Professional Audition [...]