Six Wicked Cool Skills I Got From Being a Theatre Kid

Better bloggers than I have praised the triumph and bemoaned the heartbreak of being a theatre major. While getting my BFA has certainly had its perks, many of my most valuable skills came from the six years I spent in junior high and high school as part of a youth acting troupe. Whether in a … More Six Wicked Cool Skills I Got From Being a Theatre Kid

actor v. director

“I met a Russian actress once who said, ‘The job of the actor is to direct the role.’ I found this simple trope profound and revolutionary.  In our present theatre environment, too many actors expect the directors to direct their roles and too many directors assume that their job is to direct an actor’s role. … More actor v. director

Theatre for Social Justice: The Hobbit

Written By: Katie Bandurski Tissue paper flowers litter the stage, bolts of fabric clutter the costume room, actors gather in the Black Box Theatre, adamantly performing warm ups. Production for Homestead High School’s version of The Hobbit is in full swing. Focusing on the adventures of Bilbo Baggins as he unwillingly accompanies a band of … More Theatre for Social Justice: The Hobbit