Sunday, January 24, 2010

Take You To My Castle Far Away

You guys.

One mere week ago, I was up at 8:30 in the morning to sing Peter Cetera.

Now, granted, I'm not what you would call "musically inclined." I don't often sing in shows, but I've been singing more than a bit in Kidstuf recently. We've got an interpolation of "Glory of Love" by Peter Cetera (The theme from Karate Kid II...) that the comic hosts had to come in and record for the February show.

I will say this. I went for it. And no one can take that away from me. But that man will break your soul if you have to sing like him without properly warming up for eleven hours.

Eight thirty, you guys... That's too early for that.

Tune into the website after the show, too. Jon Williams, Brandon O'Dell and I also shot some videos. They're all improv. I'm not sure whether I would rather someone write for us or not...

AND go to the website NOW to see the very last landing page that Allison and I got to do together. And, after you see how hilarious it is, write to the Kidstuf staff and convince them to bring it back.

Although, real talk time, I guess I understand why they're getting rid of them, and all I can say is that I'm so happy to have had them for so long. I go back and watch the old landing pages, and you can really see our relationship and chemistry mature. When she came in, I'll admit, it was a tumultuous time and not exactly the way I wanted my first couple of months at Kidstuf to go. Without the time we spent working together in those landing pages, it would have taken much longer for us to get our patter down. And, even beyond that, become such great friends. Truly, she is someone that I look at as a big sister now, no matter how I treat her on stage.

And so much of that was built on the landing pages. I loved the opportunity to do them for so long. It was a blessing.


I had a couple of auditions last week. I feel like the one for New Harmony in Evansville, IN went pretty well. I'm not as happy with the one I did out at Actor's Express (my first audition for them!), but I do think I showed them what my interpretation of the character would be like, so in that respect, I'm pleased.

I have a couple more the next few weeks. But I'm worried about going to UPTA. It's going to be a bear of a drive alone.

I also think my Georiga Shakespeare audition went well. Diany's Georgia Shakespeare audition, on the other hand, was... not what one would expect.


There's not much to update, really. Things are going as well as they can, I guess. I'm starting rehearsals for And Then They Came For Me on the 1st, so there should be more to talk about.


Good to talk, blogfriend. Here's hoping I have all sorts of stuff to talk about in this new year.

Monday, January 11, 2010

This is real...

So, the new year, huh? It's already better than the last one.

As I've said before, I think that my problems stemmed more from my years on Earth as opposed to the calendar (I.E. my 26th year, as opposed to the year 2009...), but I'm still happy to see 2009 in my rear view.

It was eventful.

I initially had a lot more stuff typed up, but let's just leave it at that, what do you say?


I've got at least an audition a week to close out January. That's great, even if I don't necessarily think I'm going to get any of them. I'll still take it. One is at ART Station, one is a Georgia Shakespeare, and one at New Harmony in Evansville, Indiana. I just love logging miles.


Speaking of which, as of my most recent count, I had travelled more than 12,000 miles for theatre last year. My poor car.


2010 is my year... Mark it, kids.