Tag Archives: performing arts

Introducing the Actor’s Intensive

I know I’m about 1.5 steps away from perfection, but I simply can’t stand it anymore and I have to announce my big thing. The THING! You read about it here first. Then I sent out that little teaser a … Continue reading

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In which I am self-serving, but in a good community-building kind of way, at least if you’re over 30.

Well, this post is my Wahoo Wednesday post. I know its Thursday, but we Canadians had a holiday on Monday (thank you Queen Victoria) and its messed me up. This week, I’m excited by an idea because I saw it … Continue reading

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Strip-Mining

Watch this video: http://www.ted.com/talks/view/id/66 (it’s 20 minutes long, but it’s truly brilliant). Then read this article: http://www.thestranger.com/seattle/Content?oid=503829 (and if you think the situation is different in Canada, for the most part you would be wrong.) You may also perform these tasks in … Continue reading

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Pre-Celebrity Sightings–Up Close and Personal

Today, is my good friend Bill’s birthday. In his honour, I would like to share a story that pretty much captures what life is like when you have Bill as a friend.   In addition to a bunch of legitimate celebrity sightings, … Continue reading

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Tapping into Pleasure

Look what I bought yesterday… Yep, I bought some sneaker-type Capezio tap shoes. Got them on a clearance special from Dancecraft. Aren’t they cool? Plus, the added bonus of being easy on my wide, high-arched feet. I might even be able … Continue reading

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Jump! JUMP for the Math!

For the last 3 days I have watched in growing astonishment as my LD, ADHD, Aspergers daughter has completed multiple pages of…wait for it…MATH WORKSHEETS–fractions no less–with focus, attention and understanding. The work has been tidy and she’s completed it … Continue reading

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My Vocal Coach

My very excellent vocal coach finally got herself a MySpace page and Facebook presence. I knew she worked with some famous people, but holy cow. Check it out: http://www.myspace.com/taylorefox I’m impressed. What an amazing life she’s led.

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Rajaton

I had a perfect evening on Wednesday. My friend (and voice teacher) and I went to see the Finnish a capella ensemble Rajaton perform at the Festival Vancouver. First, we went to the Shaughnessy Restaurant at Van Dusen Gardens. We sat … Continue reading

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Iolanthe (Ahem…The Fairy Queen!) Re-visited

 Well, I’ve packed my bags and moved out of Fairyland. It’s been a bit of a culture shock getting back into the so-called “real world” and I must say it’s a bit over-rated. I am still in post-play exhaustion but … Continue reading

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Iolanthe

Here I am. The Fairy Queen from Gilbert and Sullivan’s Iolanthe. Check out those eyelashes! They are feathers if you can believe it. I love them a whole bunch more than I thought I would. I’m not sure what that … Continue reading

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