Without a little dramaturgy, you won’t know where you are. Dramaturgy — which sounds far too much like a major affliction — is the process of establishing physical, social, political and other contexts for a given play.
There are other functions of dramaturgy, too,…Continue
Added by Terry S. Davis on April 29, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments
Morgan Faulkner earned her Equity card about six months ago, a status symbol among actors, a level of acceptance for professionalism in her industry. Since then she’s not found any work. (Well, she’s a waitress.)
The Sunday before we opened the show at La Posada (now Hotel Andaluz) where…Continue
Added by Terry S. Davis on April 15, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments
Auditions are all about long lines and long waits, some longer than others.
Louie Napoleon, Skimbleshanks in the national touring company of Cats, stood in line to audition for…Continue
Added by Terry S. Davis on April 8, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments
Actors subdivide into roughly two categories: character actors and, for lack of a better term, stars. The stars are those actors who are recognizable no matter what role they play. Character actors tend to wear their parts. When they leave through the stage door after the show, few people recognize them…Continue
Added by Terry S. Davis on April 1, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments