Category Archives: Theatre

Five of Our Favorite Stage Combat Tips

As a theatre artist, you spend your time trying to create the illusion of real life. The illusion is meant to captivate your audience, and ultimately move them. Therefore, when it comes to a high intensity moment within a given play, the characters in the scene may act in a violent way. In these moments, […]

Getting Actors Ready for Tomorrow

Recently Wells Fargo Bank released a series of advertisements suggesting that they support science over the arts. Though they have publicly apologized for the advertisements, it’s important to reflect on their tagline “An actor yesterday. A botanist today. Let’s get them ready for tomorrow,” and what it implies. There seems to be a misconception that art […]

Ventriloquism For A Younger Generation

If you did not catch last week’s episode of NBC’s America’s Got Talent, where 12-year-old Darci Lynne Farmer of Oklahoma City took the stage with her bunny puppet, Petunia, to perform a musical ventriloquism act then you missed out on a fantastic performance! She wowed the judges with her act and was even rewarded with […]

Halloween Hacks: Costumes

We have a challenge for you this Halloween. And by “you”, we mean those of you who are scrambling to get a last minute costume together for your festivities tonight. That’s right – in a few hours you are supposed to be decked out in your trick-or-treat gear. Don’t worry – we’ve all been there. […]

Halloween Hacks: Makeup

So last week we filled you in on how to perfect your Halloween look with your wig. It’s time for the next step. No Halloween costume is complete without some spooky makeup. The trick to getting it just right? Well, it all starts with the materials you’re working with. So on October 31st, treat yourself. […]

Halloween Hacks: Wigs

Whether you’re going as Effie Trinket this year, or pulling off the classic Cruella Deville, the perfect wig can make your Halloween costume (or for that matter your next theatrical show) a hit. But when it comes to getting your wig on straight, it can be its own event. Here are a few tips to […]