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Totally Affordable Equipment for Your Vlog/Web Series

A “No More Excuses” Equipment List It’s no secret that today actors are expected to do more than just act.  In addition to marketing ourselves through mailings, showcases, casting director workshops, our own websites, witty tweets and enviable Facebook posts, it’s now expected that we have a YouTube channel with plenty of our own self-generated content – not just demo …

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Tracey Erin Smith on SOULO

But What Are They Looking For? In an effort to provide you with the info and resources you need to create, produce and perform your one person show, I thought I’d start listing upcoming theater festivals along with their deadlines. Then I thought “Wouldn’t it be great to find out how performers can improve their chances of getting accepted?”   Yes …

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Time Is The New Gold

5 Ways to Find Your Buried Treasure This week was about finding and creating time in my schedule so I can work on Cookin’ Up Adventures. Here are a few things I’ve done, in addition to using my DVR more, to help me find and create more time in my schedule. 1.  Time Management from the Inside Out by Julie …

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Finding My Show’s North Star

Ready?  Set…. A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the 10 Questions to Ask Before You Do a One Person Show.  Since I’m embarking on my new show Cookin’ Up Adventures, and sharing the process with you, I wanted to share my answers to the 10 questions. 1. Why do I want to do this one person show?  I want …

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New Year. New One Person Show. Let’s Go!

The Adventure Begins Happy New Year!  I hope you’re feeling hopeful and excited about all the possibilities that 2015 holds for you. I’m excited because last month I made a commitment to work on my new one person show and already unexpected things have happened to support the process! My new one person show is called “Cookin’ Up Adventures”.  It’s …

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10 Questions to Ask Before You Do a One Person Show (Part 2)

Are You Ready? Jumping in and creating a one person show when you’re feeling inspired is a great feeling.  But when inspiration wanes, it can be tough to keep going. Set yourself up for success by answering the questions in Part 1 and 2.  You’ll have a more dependable foundation to keep you motivated to take your show from an …