Pet Peeves of a Stage Mom

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Want to be the worst stage parent ever? Sometimes I think people do! I’ve seen some pretty bad behavior by adults who have children in the entertainment business. Wouldn’t you think that modeling behavior is something that the adults should … Continue reading

Talent, Behaving Badly

The talk of the week on the internet sure seems to be the performance by Miley Cyrus at the VMAs. There is a fine line between pushing buttons artistically and intelligently and then just becoming irreverent to your audience. I … Continue reading

Four Things You Can Do For A Better Performance

  There is a popular slogan that states, “Keep Calm and Carry On.” As artists and performers, we can easily use this motto to our advantage. When you become tense with anxiety and apprehension before a performance, remember to keep … Continue reading

Lance Abair: How To Play Madison Square Garden

If you want to improve your on stage performance, this information is for you! Today’s post is an interview with my good friend, Lance Abair. Lance is quite the musician in his own right, however, he also happens to be … Continue reading

How To Get Started In Acting

  I often hear people ask: “how do I get started in acting?”  For some reason, the acting world and culture seems incomprehensible to people who are on the outside of it.  We watch actors on television and in films … Continue reading

The “Ahh” Moment

If you’ve gotten this far in reading a blog about talent, chances are that you have experienced some sort of “ahh” moment. What exactly do I mean by this? Oh, you know, that moment when you were so touched by … Continue reading

A Note To Parents

  I feel compelled today to say a word to parents. Parents who have talented children who are out in the world rehearsing, dancing, filming, performing, as these things don’t take place in a vacuum.  Most of the parents I … Continue reading

Mistakes Are Your Friends!

If you aren’t making mistakes you probably aren’t doing anything at all. Nobody’s perfect, and a perfect performance or rehearsal so rarely, if ever, occurs that it’s not even something I wish to discuss. However, mistakes do love to rear … Continue reading