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Performers & Creators Lab

Oakland, CA  (415) 870-7082

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March 25, 2018

The vulnerable share on social media  . . . have you been seeing this trend now too?  More and more people are sharing their personal stories on Facebook, Instagram everywhere in an attempt to connect in a more meaningful way with their friends and their potential foll...

March 5, 2018

Is there a place you won't go with your art?

This is a question I recently asked Emmy Award winning composer, Dan Cantrell, and I thought . . . that's just a good question just to ask artists in general.

When it comes to places we "won't go" - I think it comes d...

February 24, 2018

If you feel like you have to always "keep it together" and only show only your most confident and bulletproof self, then . . . don't.

Watch this video below and listen to Raz's Kennedy's story instead.

This is one of my favorite podcast episodes that I've made so far bec...

February 19, 2018

It doesn't matter how experienced an actor or speaker you are, sometimes it is just not that easy to sound super fresh when you're working with a script or material that you've rehearsed a million times.   I get asked this question a LOT from actors: &quo...

February 15, 2018

I firmly believe that artists are today's shamans. Here are 15 reasons why. And I think you'll LOVE #15 ;)


 

15 Reasons Why Artists Are Today's Shamans

  1. We take people on an emotional journey.

  2. We consider ourselves outsiders like shaman who live on the "outskirts...

February 14, 2018

We think of being an artist as glamorous, powerful, and fun. . . and there is that. Sometimes.

But there is also the bitter truth to fame.  The exhilerating ride  that is like a roller coaster you can't get off.  Or you fear getting off.  Or you have anxiety about being...

February 4, 2018

Just 10 days to go until the Performers & Creators Lab Podcast launches on Valentine's Day!  I'm completely obsessed with it here in my little artists' cave, editing and compiling all these great interviews and materials, and I just can't keep my enthusiasm to myself s...

January 21, 2018

Can I tell you a secret?  It's a little embarrassing to admit, but back when I was producing more shows, sometimes before I had even a clear vision for all the pieces in the show I'd find myself imagining the review of the show I would receive from the local ar...

December 24, 2017

This time of the year always sends me into a more introverted space. With the long nights and short days, I spend more time dreaming at night and writing down my dreams, and even more time daydreaming. It's a good time for reflection and envisioning. For preparing your...

November 16, 2017

When things get hard, knowing who you are and why you got that way gives you compassion for yourself.   It makes it easy to appreciate yourself and go easy on yourself. . . and thus you go a little easier on everyone else. And so I'm sharing with you ten questions...

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