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Tommy Wiseau – Back On Set With a Mad Genius

  I first met Tommy Wiseau in 2007, my first month in Los Angeles.  I submitted to a casting notice in Backstage West and was called on a series of auditions at his studio, an unassuming building on Pico Blvd. … Continue reading

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Showtime Anxiety

After months of preparations, hard work, long hours and just the right amount of drama, it is showtime.  Whether you are shooting a film or mounting a live production the shoot or opening tends sneak up on you no matter how … Continue reading

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It’s All On You

Being a Producer is a daunting task, it takes commitment, stamina, determination, diplomacy, the ability to multitask and stick with it until completion.  More than half the film productions I have worked on in my 15 years as a performer … Continue reading

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Crunch Time

I like to call the week before a play opens or a film begins shooting “crunch time”.  No matter how much time you have given yourself for rehearsals, to prep for a production or how prepared you think you are, this is a … Continue reading

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Production Team – Theatre

There are many people involved in bringing a production to life and all roles are integral to the success of your production.  Once you have a script to work with, a budget and a timeline you will need to start … Continue reading

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Marketing Materials

Once your film is in the can or your show is in rehearsals the marketing aspect of your production becomes crucial.  Strong visual imagery and a concise tag line are important for attracting people’s attention to your website, fan page and your … Continue reading

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Wardrobe Malfunction!

I’m not exactly talking about the infamous Janet Jackson moment at the Super Bowl 2004, but I sort of am…Wardrobe malfunctions happen all the time, they are not always a spectacle, but they can cause hold ups with a productions, … Continue reading

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