Self Care for Artists During Self-Isolation

Sometimes, after years of being in the arts professions, we have to get reacquainted with ourselves.  We are not the actor, the dancer, the comic, et al, we were a year ago, much less five or ten years ago.  Hopefully, we’ve grown.  Sometimes, we have growing pains.  With arts imperiled by corona virus, artists ofContinue reading “Self Care for Artists During Self-Isolation”

In Body, Embody

We have to embody the world we want to see.  If we want less hate, less judgment and more compassion, then we have to hug more.  We have to smile more.  We have to shake hands more. Sometimes, though, it’s hard to be “in” our bodies.  Our society privileges the mental and we become mental. Continue reading “In Body, Embody”

Oddly Satisfying

This month, I have been delving into what I find “oddly satisfying”.  It’s been an interesting journey.  My journey started with an invitation from TikTok to make short videos. Here they are. I had to choose a focus for these, so I focused on what I found visually satisfying, but this exploration was definitely aContinue reading “Oddly Satisfying”

Catching Up with Ace Michaels

My friend Ace Michaels has been slaying with his online talk show on Facebook.  During my recent trip to Las Vegas, I got the chance to sit down and catch up with Ace. Check it out!    

Behind the Scenes of The Litch

I got to have a fun part in The Litch, directed by James Balsalmo.  It was a high-spirited, improvisational shoot.  Coming out later this year, the film also stars Tom Sizemore, the legendary  Lloyd Kaufman and fellow scream queen Genoveva Rossi.

A Tale of a Block & Other Musings

We’ve all had blocks. We’ve all been stuck. We’ve all had that same issue come back over and over again and smack us in the face (or rear).

The Mask: Acting when in Mourning

“To weep is to make less the depth of grief.” HENRY VI, PART III It’s true that actors suffer for their art.  We go to countless auditions, get told no more often than yes, among many other grievances.   Actors are bettors.  They gamble on themselves constantly, each day, in the name of their artContinue reading “The Mask: Acting when in Mourning”