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Aftermath

After the staged reading of Raggedy’s Kingdom… It’s taken me a week to recover. It may seem odd to say that … since it was such a huge success! All that worry from the weeks before when I was dreaming … Continue reading

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After the Call: How do you locate home? at inForming Content

To all who saw my initial call about inForming Content, thanks for reading. To those of you who made it to the performance or other performances, thank you even more. It meant a lot to this artist who because of … Continue reading

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Operation 24: How Staying Up All Night Made Me Less Stressed

I could say my theatre journey started back in sixth grade when I played the Blue Bird in The Tortoise and the Hare Ride Again. But I consider that little brush with the stage and odd bit of confidence as an … Continue reading

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Anna Bates: Excuse me, Mister Fellowes–but why?

ANNA BATES, the character from BBC/Masterpiece’s Downtown Abbey enters. She wears the black lady’s maid dress, plus her nicer velvet hat, gloves, coat. ANNA: Excuse me? Is this where I might find Mr. Fellowes? Mr. Julian Fellowes. Pause. ANNA: If I … Continue reading

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Third Time’s the Charm? Way Beyond a Theatre Review-Chair with Man

Just a week ago I was not in Toronto but in Lansing, MI to watch the production of my third play, Chair with Man, through Michigan State’s Theatre and English Departments. It may not have been the first time to see … Continue reading

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Beyond a Theatre Review: New (to me), Toronto Theatre That Excites Me

Although I haven’t posted reviews about all of them, I have been to many more shows in the past few months since I first moved to Toronto. I’m always going to a reading or performance event at least once or … Continue reading

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On Stage: MMLA 2013

I love that I have friends from many different stages of life. Why? Because they still support and push me. Every once and a while, I need someone who knows my history to give me a little boost–especially when its … Continue reading

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Strong Tears, Artist’s Tears

I cry a lot. This isn’t an easy statement for me to make. I have worked hard to make sure that my sensitive nature and my anxiety do not rule what can I can and cannot do. Much of the … Continue reading

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Rewards for the Soul

Written 11/6/13 As a graduate student and a perfectionist, I constantly am asking myself, “Is this productive?” Now, as the end of the semester approaches, it’s even harder to answer that question affirmatively if what I’m doing doesn’t directly pertain … Continue reading

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Getting Lost: Advice from Tomson Highway and Ken Gass

I’ve attended a lot events since I moved to Toronto: film festivals, gallery tours, author readings, festivals, and of course many many theater performances. Sometimes it seems I’m almost more clued in to the fun, cultural events than some of … Continue reading

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