Be supportive, be kind, be the person who is there for people, who is there to help, who is there to make it a pleasurable and joyful experience. — Peter Van Norden I’m thrilled to welcome Peter to the show: an actor with over 45 years in the business, on both stage and screen. One of […]
“This is a business and it’s a huge part of being an actor. We go around thinking we’re artists—and we are—but we have to know how to make a career out of it, too.”
Nike Doukas is an actress, director, teacher, and accent coach. She studied at University of Wisconsin, Madison and has an MFA from the American Conservatory Theatre. She works regularly in regional theatre and has nearly 40 credits on IMDb, including work on Modern Family and a recurring role on Desperate Housewives.
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Absolutely do small theatre projects because you’ll meet people and make connections, but make sure you know why you’re doing it. — Geoffrey Wade I’m thrilled to welcome Geoffrey (@geoffreywade) to the show: a wonderful actor, director, teacher, photographer, and acting coach. In addition to being a student of Geoffrey’s at The Antaeus Company, we’ve also […]
If in your first week you can begin to experience what it’s like in your fourth week, how far along would you be, by the time you actually get to your fourth week, in terms of what you’ve discovered? — Harry Groener I’m thrilled to welcome Harry Groener to the show: he’s a 3x Tony […]
I hope everyone had a fantastic wrap-up to the holiday season! There’s a shorter episode this week, and I include a couple items to celebrate, share reviews, and let you know what’s coming up. Enjoy!
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You have no control over so many things—you only have control over doing what you think needs to be done, and if you manage to bring that into the room, you’ve succeeded, whether you get the job or not. —Anne Gee Byrd Anne Gee has performed leading roles in everything from Shakespeare to Shaw across […]
Take the small opportunities as well because you never know what project you encounter now may branch out to be a much larger, beneficial, and profitable project later. —Armin Shimerman Armin (@ShimermanArmin) is perhaps best known to audiences for playing Quark on the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine series. I consider myself quite fortunate […]
When the hand of fate hits your number—and it will, most people with a modicum of talent are going to get that break—you need to be ready to make something of it, because it might not come back for a long time. —Robert Pine Robert is a wonderful actor to help us kick things […]