What's on my mind...
What would you say if I told you that your mindset doesn't matter? That all of your goals are achievable no matter what you believe? What if I told you that it DOES NOT matter how prepared you are. Or how knowledgeable? "You don’t have to be great to start, but you...read more
...as Classical or Musical Theater singing. Which is kind of a big fat duh, but also a little difficult to talk about in voice teacher land. Why? Because our field really does want the best for our students (do no harm!) and some of the sounds and stylings around...read more
Balance sucks. I'm allowed to say that, because I am a Libra, and therefore know these things automatically. It sucks because striving for it never brings peace, and almost always brings pressure. Balance brings pressure to be FaceTastic. Facebook + Fantastic =...read more
Upon arrival at Sacramento International Airport, a curious thing happened. The self-check-bag-drop area was packed. People were waiting in long lines in order to get to the little kiosks, shifting their weight and their bags. Children were distracting parents....read more
We are often challenged to defend pricing. It's part of this business we signed up for, and if a few folks are not asking questions, we probably aren't charging enough. If lots of people are asking questions, then we certainly aren't charging enough. Instead of...read more
We are in charge. If there is something that doesn't quite fit in the way our studio runs, we can change it. We are in control. We get to make the rules. Here's a fun game: Write down all the things that make you want to stab your own face bug you about your studio....read more
Open Door Productions is a brand spankin' new company formed by the University of Utah Department of Theater undergrad students. (Yes. That means 18 to 23-year-olds are creating things. On their own. With sets! GASP!) This company did a thing. They staged the first...read more