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#NEthtr13 in Balance

Best of/Worst of: Year in Review. We have come to expect it. The list, the discussions around why “x” was added, but “y” wasn’t. Several media outlets have created their lists, including the ArtsFuse and the ARTery. (Feel free to list … Continue reading

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Theater for Change: A Boston Story

If you’re waging a campaign – for mayor of Boston, better schools, cleaner air, more funding for the arts – what do you need to win? Ask any seasoned activist and you’ll get a laundry list of essentials: smart strategy, … Continue reading

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Creating a Pitch

Going to The Greater Boston Theatre Expo? Not sure what to talk to people about? Watch Julie’s latest video for a quick tutorial on how to create a pitch. What are your tips and tricks to creating the best pitch?

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“So long, farewell…”

Thirteen years ago, I walked into the StageSource office on my first day in khakis and a button down shirt for my first “real” job after college (I have worn jeans and a t-shirt every day since). The ED had … Continue reading

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Communication in the Wake of a Disaster

Note from Julie Hennrikus: After the Marathon bombings last month, several people had conversations around communications strategies by organizations. It was a difficult time, and Jim Torres agreed to write a blog post, helping us start a conversation. By Jim … Continue reading

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Making Sense of the Senseless

I have been wrestling with words since the afternoon of April 15. The immediacy of the reactions, the horror, the “is everyone OK?”, the stories. Friday–being evacuated from my home (I live near the bombers), keeping the TV on all … Continue reading

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Auditions & why you must go

Just keep showing up. That’s the advice I’d get over & over from teachers & colleagues when I started to pursue an acting career after college. And so I did. Then, several years into it, I moved to Boston to … Continue reading

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The Patient Artist

I heard a lot of fantastic, intelligent and illuminating things at yesterday’s “If I Knew Then…Directors” panel which I had the good fortune to moderate.   I learned how Scott Edmiston approaches a script for the first time, how Benny Sato … Continue reading

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Live from the Library, who is on your list?

In the fall of 2005, three friends were gearing up for our first show. We were new to town, and knew no actors, no designers and really nothing about how producing a show worked in Boston. (Really, we could have … Continue reading

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An Actor’s Life for Me….

“Hi diddle dee dee You sleep till after two You promenade a big cigar You tour the world in a private car You dine on chicken and caviar An actor’s life for me!” Whoever wrote the lyrics to Disney’s Pinocchio … Continue reading

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