Okay, first a little tirade about the absurdity of the Academy. I'm convinced these people have a vendetta against good-looking, successful actors/actresses and big-name directors. Basically, the…Continue
Summer is almost here. The school year is officially wrapping up, which is a small miracle and sad sort of victory. I would make promises of warm weather in the up coming months, but it’s only May in Chicagoland so snow flurries can’t be ruled out just yet. I’m holding out hope for one last snow day this year. But in honor of future beach days and smokey twilights, I picked up Elizabeth Eulberg’s Take a Bow for the month.…Continue
It has been one crazy ride. One very long, extremely hectic, utterly exhilarating, totally stressful, yet exciting ride. Recital weekend has passed and another year is wrapping up. As I pack away tutu’s and dresses, I’m hit with that post-recital depression. Even after twelve years, I am still completely thrown off by the sudden ending to this 48-hour high. Backstage is chaotic and loud…Continue
Oh, how I’ve missed this.
It’s funny how life can grab you by the feet and swing you around until you’re dizzy and have no idea how fast you’re going or how much you’re missing. But inevitably, you stop just long enough to catch your breath; and when you do, you’re hit with the reality of everything that slipped you by. (My convoluted way of saying sometimes you don’t miss something till it’s gone.) …Continue
“What’s in a name? that which we call a rose / By any other name would smell as sweet” (Rom. 2.2.47-48). Names represent stories — each one unique to its possessor. But what happens when you share a name with someone else? Do your stories become the same? Are they stripped of their individuality? In Will Grayson, Will Grayson authors John Green and David Levithan explore the concept of parallel lives crossing for the first time, and how two…Continue