Posts tagged performer
Dear Cranky Couple Who Yelled at Me After the Symphony

An open letter to the cranky couple that yelled at me for cheering the symphony, and why this kind of audience member is a problem for classical music. (Beyond the obvs reason that yelling at strangers is generally frowned upon.)

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The Pep Talk: Don't Wait for Permission.

In an industry where we have to wait on others to let us know if we can do something - win the audition, be cast, get hired - it’s easy to let that attitude slip into the rest of our lives. Don’t let it. After all, if you wait for others to give you permission, you’ll be waiting forever.

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Performing for Exposure. A performer's practical guide to considering free gigs because exposure is how one dies from the elements.

Performers are asked to perform for free all the time. Some gigs can be worth it. Others...not so much. This week’s blog offers questions to help you decide if the exposure is worth it...or will be the way you die from the elements.

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Hiding the Magic Extends Beyond the Stage; a.k.a. Don't air your dirty company laundry online.

Performing has it’s fabulous points. Other things…not so much. It’s tempting to vent online. Resist. Read on for why to not and what to do instead on the blog.

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