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How to Procrastinate and Still Be Productive. I’ve been stalled for a couple of months on writing the About Me page for my new website for my show Cookin’ Up Adventures. I’ve made lots of excuses about how long it should be and who my audience is, needing to find the draft I wrote in my computer. I’ve procrastinated. End …

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Get Your Show into The One Festival in New York

“Our Festival is about you as a solo artist.” There’s a terrific one person show festival going on in NYC this week called The One Festival.  They’re celebrating their 10th anniversary this year. I performed Dancing with my Demons at the festival in 2014 and had a fantastic time bringing my show back to where it was born. I asked the …

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Why I Love Story?

I was recently ask to talk about why story is important to me to a group of Psych PhD candidates.  I normally talk to actors about how a one person show is one of the most empowering things you can do as a creative artist, how it can boost your self-esteem, increase your visibility, set you apart in the industry, …

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Why Nobody Cares About Your Set

“It just feels overwhelming!” is what I hear most often from actors who say they want to do a one person show.  It doesn’t have to be overwhelming. My mission is to help take the overwhelm out of the process and today I’m going to do that by talking about your set. The set is the furniture & scenery you use …

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How to Keep Your Audience From Falling Asleep [Video]

One of the fears that used to stop me from creating my one person show was that I thought I would bore people with my story and one by one they’d start snoring. In this video I’ll share 5 ways that I use to keep my audience engaged and interested in what’s going to happen next. They also happen to …

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Top 5 Things to Consider Before Booking a Theater

Booking a theater will be one of the most important financial investments you’ll make in producing your one person show.  Here are 5 important things to consider so you know you’re getting the most out of your investment. 1.  Your Budget: Decide how much you want to spend on your theater.  Depending where you live the range for a 50 …