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Summer Programs

July 1, 2019

Often, when one is getting ready to become part of a new or even already familiar Summer Program, it’s easy to let the anxiety and fear of failure run rampant. It’s also easy to forget that being successful almost always requires putting yourself into these new situations that will give you the opportunity to work || Continue »

Wrapping Up Unsettled Business

May 9, 2019

Have you ever thought about the importance of healing old wounds by figuring out what unfinished business you refuse to settle? Might it help your focus, perhaps even allow you to perform more often at your best? How about keeping the Brat quiet? Could it be you can feel more confident so you can be || Continue »

Successful New Professional Relationships?

April 5, 2019

Do you have a process in place for beginning new professional relationships? Often, we have felt wounded by previous teachers, coaches, conductors, etc. so much so, that when we decide to move on, we have no idea how to begin that healing process with someone new. We often cling to the old hurt and wound || Continue »

Confidence – Three Basic Beginning Steps.

May 5, 2016

To further your career, you must step out and do appropriate auditions, summer programs, find new and safe places to practice your craft and perfect a new role. You will have the opportunity to work with unknown and new coaches, conductors, stage directors, and colleagues.  You will also have the opportunity to network, and build || Continue »

Branding – Who Are You?

December 1, 2015

Who are you? Have you ever thought about whether you are consistent in all of your relationships, including the one with yourself? A big part of growing into a young professional is knowing who you are from the inside out and presenting and representing that person all the time no matter the situation or relationship. || Continue »

Networking – Why Reinvent the Wheel?

November 1, 2015

I have learned though many years of experience, trial, error and failure, that the most important part of doing business, no matter what career you are pursuing, is being great at networking. That means creating and maintaining relationships, then following up, right? That is the sum of what it really is. Many emerging artists freak || Continue »

Networking – Why is it important and why do I need to know how to do it?

July 1, 2015

Whether you are involved in a summer program or not, networking is the most important part of growing a successful business and career. It often strikes fear and dread into the hearts of those who have no skills, tools or experience doing it. How does one get better at it? Here are some suggestions. First, || Continue »

Hidden Rules of the Professional World of Performance

April 1, 2015

How do you prepare to be “part of the process” when you are hired to do a role? It is just a job after all, not a popularity contest or a stage for a pity party when things go wrong. Going to do a job, means you are thoroughly prepared in every aspect of your || Continue »

Sexual Harassment and How To Handle It

July 1, 2013

Have you ever found yourself in a difficult situation of unwelcome or inappropriate sexual advances? This is a subject that is rarely talked about in our industry and I want to bring it out into the open so we can create a dialogue concerning this subject. Also, to let those to whom this has happened || Continue »

Personal vs. Professional Representation

June 1, 2012

How will you score by the end of the summer? Have you ever thought of the real importance of being able to represent and present your Personal Brand in all the many roles you play throughout your journey through the world each and every day? Why does this matter and what are your benefits if || Continue »

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