• Dear College Theatre Teachers: From, The Student Who “Didn’t Try Hard Enough”
    Wouldn’t it be glorious if one day, theatre school was nothing more than a training platform for artistry and healthy growth? The truth is, many theatrical hopes and dreams die before students even enter the industry. Yes, they may enter the world and struggle for a bit first before they give up, but that doesn’t…
  • Virtual Theatre School: The Future is Now
    2020 was the year that many schools were thrust into the depths of online learning. For the first time ever, virtual theatre school had to be seriously considered. Some programs didn’t pivot; a predominantly live/tactile industry certainly has more than a few issues when pivoting online. Some schools deemed this move too impossible. Other schools,…
  • Finding Your Identity in Theatre School
    Who am I? When you’re at theatre school, your identity and “type” is constantly scrutinized. This isn’t always a BAD thing. Theatre school is a fantastic time to focus on finding your identity because you will never find a more sheltered environment to play with such a variety of styles. The complexity is more because…
  • Welcome to the I Want to be a Performer Blog!
    Welcome to the I Want to Be a Performer blog, a hub for those pursuing postsecondary education. I don’t really know what to say because I’m still on a bit of a “let’s just see where this goes” journey. At least I DO know this page’s objective. I want this site to help performers in…