"Why is it bad luck to say 'Macbeth' in the theater?" and more Thespian Superstitions

Have you ever been given looks if you happen to say “Macbeth” in the theater? Or have you heard it mentioned that you should never say it before a show? 1,133 more words


How To Get An Audition and Lose It

Some actors can win, and then lose auditions online as easily as Donald Trump insults via a tweet.

While casting the AEA national tour of a popular musical, a non-union actor’s submission earned attention from among the slush pile of submissions from non-represented actors. 798 more words


The Art of the Perfect Monologue

I happen to love performing monologues.

Whenever I’m not in a regular acting class or working on set for a project, I feel like its a great way to keep my acting chops sharp. 549 more words

Auditioning for Drama School: An Interview with Malaika Wilson

Auditioning for drama school can be a nerve-wracking and uncertain experience. With competition being fiercer than getting a place at University, it’s no surprise that many hopefuls approach the decision with doubt and anxiety. 920 more words


What is a motivated Actor?

Success as an actor doesn’t just fall into your lap, while you passively pocket the pay cheques. Even the most gifted actors have to work at it. 330 more words


The Show Ends

Last night, we capped off an amazing weekend of drama at the Penang Performing Arts Centre. Good responsive crowds watched as my amazing young actors perform everything from comedy, to dramatic storytelling, to hard hitting drama. 339 more words