Talent only gets you so far…

This past month, I have been fortunate enough to work on a local production of the Broadway musical RENT.Though a small production company, the producers were able to assemble an amazingly talented cast and crew, and created a production that left it’s mark on my soul. It was powerful, fun, sad, moving, and heartbreaking. […]

By |August 19th, 2009|Blog|0 Comments

Espresso…The Driving Force

Ok, so this really doesn’t have anything to do with the entertainment/media world, other than the fact that I thought it was cool and a it’s substance that keeps most of us going through those long production hours.So here is a little visual guide in case you want to create your own rocket fuel […]

By |July 2nd, 2009|Blog|0 Comments

Consideration Rant

Maybe it is just me, or the fact that I have been taken advantage of more times than I care to remember, but when did it become ok to use people’s talents and time and offer them nothing in return?Now, I will admit that I have friends that I owe many drinks and lunches, […]

By |June 23rd, 2009|Blog|0 Comments

In Need of Creative Ideas! – Prize Inside

As some of you may know, I have been working in the entertainment world (live theatre, tv, and radio) for about twenty years. I have also been working in the Internet world for about fifteen with clients ranging from Paul McCartney to Budweiser. I am hoping to enlist your help to come up with […]

By |June 22nd, 2009|Blog|0 Comments

Battling Demons…

When trying to slay “demons”, sometimes it is good to have reinforcements!What I am referring to as “demons” are those things that throw us for a loop during show production. Things like, not being able to nail the vocal line in your solo, or having to call “LINE” after every word in your […]

By |May 28th, 2009|Blog|0 Comments

Your Network: Cheerleaders or Career Killers and Keeping Them In The Loop

“Network: (n) an interconnected system of people”During my journey through life and business, I have come to realize that one of the most important assets you can have is your NETWORK of friends, colleagues, and business associates. These relationships are priceless and should be treated as such.Especially in the entertainment business, the old […]

By |May 13th, 2009|Blog|0 Comments

Virtual Auditions — Actors Listen Up!

I know I have mentioned this before in previous posts, but I wanted to bring it up again because I saw this in action over the weekend, and I wanted to share the story.I believe that all actors, or wannabe actors, should have a video resume on the web. It is extremely easy […]

By |May 8th, 2009|Blog|0 Comments

Content + Collaboration = Greatness!

I want to thank my LinkedIN friend Kim Brame for bringing this to my attention.What follows in this video is an amazing piece of collaborative work. The singers and musicians are from all over the world. The creators and producers are audio and video professionals with a clear vision of their end […]

By |April 29th, 2009|Blog|0 Comments

Entertaining Business

It’s my opinion that increasing your “entertainment factor” can lead more business to you, or you to more business.What do I mean by this? Basically, “entertainment value” plays a key roll in how much your message “sticks” with your target audience. The more entertaining and relevant your message is, the more it […]

By |April 27th, 2009|Blog|0 Comments

I want to be a Werewolf!

So I am not sure if you have heard about this “social” game, I have just found out about it myself, but I find it fascinating.The game is called Werewolf, and there are other variations on the theme such as Mafia, but I am going to stick with the Lycan version because that is […]

By |April 24th, 2009|Blog|0 Comments