The Remarkable Marlon Brando

I have been watching Marlon Brando movies as far back as I can remember. Long before I knew an inkling about the craft of acting I was deeply affected by his remarkable performances. My father, a huge Brando fan, had seen him in “Streetcar” on Broadway and spoke of the stellar performance he had witnessed.… Continue reading The Remarkable Marlon Brando

Thumbs Up for a High Flying Good Time at Honeymoon in Vegas on Broadway

A creative adaptation from the 1992 movie, Honeymoon in Vegas The Broadway Musical was lively, fast-paced, funny and literally “electric.” I’m always a little skeptical when going to see a screen to stage production, but, this time, I was pleasantly surprised. I will be totally honest and tell you that my real motivation in purchasing… Continue reading Thumbs Up for a High Flying Good Time at Honeymoon in Vegas on Broadway

Some Notes On Directing

In this article I will offer my opinions on what makes for effective directing. Like the actor the director needs to employ certain necessary skills to be able to get the most out of his/her actors. The knowledgeable director can and will find a way to communicate clearly what he wants in a scene. Directing,… Continue reading Some Notes On Directing

What Is The Criteria For Choosing A Great Acting Teacher

Before I began my formal training as an actor I was interested in gathering information on the craft. Books on Sanford Meisner, Stella Adler, Uta Hagen, Robert Lewis, Stanislavsky, and Bolislavsky came highly recommended and I read them all. These amazing teachers impacted the world of acting as we know it and I wanted to… Continue reading What Is The Criteria For Choosing A Great Acting Teacher

5 Cool Facts About Horsemanship You Probably Didn’t Know

The concept of modern horsemanship is based in the military training and athletic competitions utilized by the ancient Roman cavalry. It is officially defined as the art or practice of riding on horseback, and refers to the art, skill, ability and manner of a horseman, or horsewoman. Horses may not play a functional role for… Continue reading 5 Cool Facts About Horsemanship You Probably Didn’t Know