Alfieri, “A View From A Bridge”

I auditioned today for Alfieri in Arthur Miller’s “A View From The Bridge”. How did I go? Meh…suffice to say that I need to work on my New York Italian accent! But even though the audition wasn’t my best, I had a really rich and rewarding experience over the last 3 weeks, getting to know […]

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Arthur Miller’s women

I love the way that Arthur Miller portrays his male characters as flawed and damaged. Willy and Biff Loman. John Proctor and Samuel Parris. But there’s a nobility and grace to his female characters that often goes unnoticed. Elizabeth Proctor’s quiet acceptance of John’s indiscretion. Linda Loman’s eternal dignity and strength as she carries Willy […]

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New Year. New Class. Monologues on the menu.

First week back at class and we are talking about our monologues for 1st term showcase. We’ll be performing in the round so I need something that allows me to move through the space. I ran through Brando’s “I coulda been a contender” riff from “On the Waterfront” but it wasn’t what Teacher was looking […]

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