Blog-o-Licious Ramblings of a Funny Actress Lady

Halfway to Hilarity: Getting Back to #Acting Basics with #Improv
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Around the beginning of September, I decided to get back to basics. There had been subtle hints in my life in recent months, for me to take an important step in my career: more training, specifically improvisation. Then, after researching various programs, including Upright Citizen’s Brigade (UCB), The Magnet Theater, and the People’s Improv Theater (PIT), I decided on the PIT. Both UCB and the…

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— 4 days ago
#Acting  #basic  #basics  #career  #Improv  #Improvisation  #PIT  #Program  #The Magnet Theater  #UCB  #Upright Citizen&039;s Brigade 
#Starstruck: Brief Encounters and #Encouragement from #DebraWinger
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A customer came up to me at my survival job, she was buying Entertainment Weekly with Michael Keaton on the cover. His new movie Birdman is coming out and getting a lot of buzz for him. Sometimes, when a cover intrigues me, I might blurt out a comment. I did.

“Oh wow, Michael Keaton. What’s he been up to? Haven’t heard that name in a while.”

“He has a new movie coming out. How do you know about…

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— 6 days ago with 1 note
#Acting  #Actor  #actors  #auditioning  #Beetlejuice  #Birdman  #comedy  #Debra Winger  #Entertainment Weekly  #Improv  #Michael Keaton  #standup  #Terms of Endearment 

Re-Watching “Wings” (1990-1997)

Do you ever have a vague, yet vivid recollection of something? I know it’s technically an oxymoron, but that’s how I feel about the NBC series…

— 1 month ago
#Netflix  #Wings 
The Director’s In the Room: EPAs and Why They Need to Be Taken More Seriously.

It’s a rare moment when the director, composer, and actual casting director are in the room during auditions.

The Director’s In the Room: EPAs and Why They Need to Be Taken More Seriously.

It’s a rare moment when the director, composer, and actual casting director are in the room during auditions.

— 1 month ago
#AEA  #auditioning  #David Hyde Pierce  #EPAs  #Equity 

Why Joan Rivers and Her Comedy Matter #RIPJoanRivers (1933-2014)

When people think of Joan Rivers, a lot of them reference the fact that show was a commentator on the red carpet as a member of the fashion police.

— 1 month ago
#Comedian  #comedy  #Ed Sullivan  #Joan Rivers  #Johnny Carson  #Phyllis Diller  #Red carpet  #Stand-up comedy  #The Electric Company 
The Need for Finding Your “Artist’s Way”

A long time ago, back before the age of Twitter and Instagram, while Facebook was still in its infancy,  I took a creativity course in college.

The Need for Finding Your “Artist’s Way”

A long time ago, back before the age of Twitter and Instagram, while Facebook was still in its infancy,  I took a creativity course in college.

— 2 months ago
#creative  #creativity  #Julia Cameron  #The Artist&039;s Way