The Name Game: Relying on Celebrity

Trading up. It’s a phrase I didn’t hear until I moved to New York City. It’s it’s also a tempting pastime for any career-hungry individual.… Read More The Name Game: Relying on Celebrity

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7 Notes for Writers, from 3 Directors of Note

 by Timothy Huang Writing musicals can be a lonely, hilarious, cringe-worthy, awesome, depressing, exhilarating thing. There’s nothing quite like the feeling of knowing you’ve written the next “Take Me Or Leave Me”, only to have colleagues in your workshop take it, stomp all over it, then leave it twitching in the streets awaiting EMS. But… Read More 7 Notes for Writers, from 3 Directors of Note

Teacher, Heal Thyself

“That placement isn’t right.” “This warm-up isn’t helping.” “Do you even know what you’re doing?” These are not my students’ or clients’ internal monologues – they’re mine as their teacher. Over the last several years, I have devoted a great deal of time to dismantling the negative narratives my students and clients have built up… Read More Teacher, Heal Thyself