I've been taking voice lessons since last summer. I started them to polish my singing. I didn't realize they would help tether me to my creativity.
Month: May 2020
Accessibility and the Theatre
Featured Image: Deaf West's Spring Awakening COVID-19 has illuminated the stark disparities present in every sector while simultaneously offering creative solutions to inequity. How can we use new digital theatre innovations to sustainably increase accessibility? Theatre is a fairly homogeneous industry. The majority of American theatregoers are wealthy white folks over 40. For years, theatres [...]
The Resilience and Grief of Theatre People
It's a sad song.It's a sad tale.It's a tragedy.It's a sad song.But we sing it anyway."Road To Hell (Reprise)," Hadestown Today (May 12, 2020) we received the unsurprising but nonetheless devastating news that Broadway (and presumably much of the theatre world) has extended its closure until at least September 6. I fear we won't see [...]
The Theatre of The Oppressed
Featured Image: the late Augusto Boal leading a workshop in NYC The theatre itself is not revolutionary: it is a rehearsal for the revolution.Augusto Boal The coronavirus pandemic has thrown the inequities of our world into even starker contrast. Black and Latinx folks in the US are dying at higher rates than white people due [...]