6 Books for Every Actor to add to their Collection

I’m nearing the end of my training in my BFA Theatre Performance program. A lot of this training has involved reading, so I wanted to share 6 books that have helped me grow as an actor. Here are 6 books for every actor’s collection:   The Complete Tips: Ideas for Actors by Jon Jory I […]

Brooke McCarthy: How to be an Ethical Slut

Meet Brooke McCarthy! Brooke is an actor currently based in Charlotte, NC. Today we’re learning about her process for her one-woman show: How to be an Ethical Slut.     How to be an Ethical Slut synopsis “Experience the ride of your life as an unethical slut penetrates lies, STDs, triads, orgies, and love in […]

Malinda Morgan: Soon My Love Playwright & Director

  Malinda Morgan is the playwright and director of Soon My Love, an original play opening with Consider This Theater Co. in Murfreesboro, TN this weekend! Soon My Love runs November 11-20 at Mills-Pate Arts Center. Today we’re learning about Malinda’s theatre artist journey and her work with this piece.     Growing Up Malinda […]

5 Plays With Queer Women as Love Interests

It’s awesome to see LGBT characters represented onstage! As a queer woman, I love when two women are love interests in a story. Here are 5 plays where this happens (and bonus- they’re all plays by female playwrights):   Melancholy Play by Sarah Ruhl Published 2002 Queer characters: Joan, Frances Synopsis: “Tilly’s melancholy is of […]

Nashville Theatre Events: November Edition

Happy November! There is so much awesome work going on in Nashville this month. Check out this guide to all of the theatre events in Nashville and surrounding areas: Plays   White Elephant by Sofia Tosches@ Darkhorse Theatre November 17-26 https://whiteelephantnash.com/ An original work written and directed by Sofia Tosches! “Eight millennial “friends” gather together […]

Artist Spotlight: Erika Lee Sengstack and The Crossword Play

  Today I am so excited to introduce my mentor and friend: Erika Lee Sengstack! Erika is an actor who recent worked on a one-woman show called The Crossword Play. We’ll look at her process with this piece as well as how she balances her life as a theatre artist throughout the year.   Theatre […]

Sofia Tosches and Her Original Work: White Elephant

Meet Sofia Tosches! She is the playwright and director of White Elephant, which opens at the Darkhorse Theatre in Nashville this November. Today we’ll learn about Sofia and her journey so far with White Elephant.    Sofia’s Theatre Background and Influences Sofia grew up in Connecticut and always had an appreciation for the arts. She […]