Overheard from the Front Desk: A Christmas Carol

Happy holidays to the Geva family! It's been a little while since I've shared my experiences of the sounds that float out of the rehearsal hall and into the reception area with you all. As you can imagine, having Lester Purry, the single actor in Thurgood, rehearsing up here was a decidedly calmer and quieter … Continue reading Overheard from the Front Desk: A Christmas Carol

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Inside the Audition Room: Interview with Venus in Fur Cast

For me, auditions are the stuff of nightmares - right up there with the final exam for that class I never attended but forgot to drop, and that important presentation I showed up for in my pajamas - so I've always been impressed by the performers I know who put themselves through that horror regularly. … Continue reading Inside the Audition Room: Interview with Venus in Fur Cast

Someone Else’s Shoes: An Actor Prepares

Set models and costume sketches are beautiful, and they give the artists a way to talk about and prepare for the world they're creating onstage. But the way an actor prepares can be a little harder to grasp. How does a person put themselves in someone else's shoes so completely that an audience believes that … Continue reading Someone Else’s Shoes: An Actor Prepares