Here’s an overview of the final full day of the conference and the general meeting the day after. July 5, 2022 “Laban for Singers: Laban Movement Analysis for Body Release and Character Development” presented by Kyle Sackett Takeaways: Created by a Hungarian dancer/father of modern dance “Laban Movement Analysis” – language to describe, visual, interpretContinue reading “Takeaways from the NATS Conference – July 5-6, 2022”
Day 3 – more takeaways! (addt’l comments in purple italics) July 3, 2022 “Social Media and Building a Studio” presented by Phyllis Horridge et al Takeaways: YouTube: Reaction videos on YouTube (and TikTok) are very successful at getting you known Editing is crucial Instagram It’s where the kids are (and TikTok) – FB is deadContinue reading “Takeaways From the NATS Conference – July 3, 2022”
I’ve picked my Word for the Year, and it’s FOCUS And that’s all well and good, but exactly what steps am I taking to facilitate this? It’s not enough to say, “This year, I’m going to focus,” or even to establish on what you’re focusing, but what am I doing to ensure that this actuallyContinue reading “So How DO I Actually Focus?”
2021 hasn’t proved to be the relief we expected after 2020; but there are a still a lot of things – and people – for which we can be grateful.
I have several rising seniors who will be auditioning for college in the upcoming year, as well as younger students who will be considering this as well in the not-too-distant future. The most important thing we need to do in the next few weeks is to select repertoire for their auditions. Specifically, repertoire that showsContinue reading “Choosing Authentic Repertoire”
I can hear you know: “FOBO? Christine, don’t you mean FOMO?” Nope. Today I was puppy-walking and listening to a new podcast called Money Girl (which I may or may not listen to again because the host has a wicked case of vocal fry that makes my skin crawl – not to be confused withContinue reading “Avoiding FOBO”