I had a wonderful experience a few days ago in my business/financial life, and I realized it connected terrifically to the way I try to grow as an artist. As I believe I’ve mentioned before, I own a small business that staffs product demonstrations in addition to creating musical theater. I noticed that, due to… Continue reading Take it all off the table?
As I sit here in a coffee shop, I’m filled with excitement for my upcoming projects- over the next six months I am fortunate to be working as a creator/conceptualizer of new work, a director, a choreographer, a producer, and a performer. I’m reminded of that old adage about parties and vacations- sometimes the anticipation… Continue reading Scheduling up your Art
Hi All! This is a shameless promotional post for a project I’m currently developing in NYC! I’ve recently launched an IndieGoGo campaign for a project I’m doing, called “Ephemera”. It’s a piece of dance theater with an original score, and I’m really hoping to do a workshop of it sometime this summer. I’ve been… Continue reading A Shameless Promotional Post!
This blog post was originally written for, and published on, The Green Room Blog. Check it out at Greenroomblog.com! Raising Your Standards: A few months ago, I worked on a theater project that involved some very established musical theater folk. This was a wonderful project on many levels, as the material, energy in the room,… Continue reading Raising Your Standards!
I tend to try to work on WAY too many projects at once. This is definitely an issue of mine, as I want to say yes to everything, and in retrospect, probably shouldn’t! However, if you are like me, it can be nice to take a moment to acknowledge the little drops of progress being… Continue reading Progress and Multiple Projects!
I’m not terribly interested in this blog becoming deeply personal. However, when things happen in my personal life that I believe can be helpful for others, I’m certainly going to share. The past week or so has been a challenging one for me. I’ve had some difficult things happen in my personal life, and have… Continue reading Emotions and Productivity
For most of us, there is a list of tasks that, when combined, become the bare minimum of what’s required in a week for healthy adult functioning. For instance, in addition to working at the job that takes care of you financially, you probably spend some portion of your week cookinging some food/eating healthfully, take… Continue reading Treadmill days
Hi All, Quick Sunday evening post from me this evening, as I’m still knee deep in taxes and other early April goodness. However, I realized that I wanted to share my friend Amanda’s ROAR 2 video on my blog for some time. Amanda’s a great musical theater performer who, like so many of us, has… Continue reading Supporting the efforts of awesome people, take 1
If you’re anything like me, you might start a day full of energy, especially a day that’s been left mostly to your own devices. If you work a standard job, this might be a weekend day, or a day that you simply have free of meetings, and the ability to structure work accordingly. Or, you… Continue reading Making Time for Big Dreams
The subtitle of this Blog post is “Look, I made a Hat!”. I don’t throw around musical theater jokes too much in my writing, but sometimes, you have to honor yourself! For those of you who know me personally, or who know me professionally, you know that I recently developed a new piece of non-profit… Continue reading Talk is Cheap- Take Action!