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More Workshop Hijinks!

More Workshop Hijinks!

I’ve spent a chunk of this summer wanted to make at least one writing workshop happen. I may get the chance, after all . . . My theatre troupe’s annual 24-hour play festival is coming up fast. Unlike the past […]

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Say No: Theatre Wisdom for Writers

Say No: Theatre Wisdom for Writers

All right, so today’s post isn’t a newsflash or even intrinsically tied to writing and theatre. It’s about the power of saying no. And also how sometimes you have to turn down amazing opportunities. Really. It’s ok. For a few […]

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Method Acting: Theatre Wisdom for Writers

Method Acting: Theatre Wisdom for Writers

I’ve never learned method acting. Oh, I’ve heard the term bandied about often enough, but no one ever explained what that really meant. Despite that, I’d like to think I’ve picked up a few things over the years. Over the weekend, […]

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Bigger is Better: Theatre Wisdom for Writers

Bigger is Better: Theatre Wisdom for Writers

We’ve all heard the old adage, “Bigger is better.” Fun fact: it’s as true in theatre as it is in writing. So as an actor, you hear a lot of advice and direction to start big. Because after all, reining […]

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Theatre Wisdom for Writers: New Series Introduction

Theatre Wisdom for Writers: New Series Introduction

Theatre comes up a lot for me as a topic. I love it. It’s another mode of storytelling. I’ve found a lot of parallels with writing, and continue to find more, so I wanted to start a series specifically about that. […]

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Creating Creativity

Creating Creativity

Creativity spawns creativity. I always – somehow – manage to forget that until it happens in a big way. Over the weekend, I participated my theatre troupe’s annual 24-Hour Play Festival. Fifth anniversary edition! And we had about 50 people participate as […]

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