The Biggest Threat To Us In The Coming Future

The biggest threat to us in the coming future… Climate Change is throw out at us all the time. I believe that we need to really look at how we treat the environment and the areas we live in. It can’t hurt to clean up the planet and have a cleaner Earth. It’s high on […]

Failure is Success

Failure is successs… we have misled people into thinking that you succeed by being successfully each time you do something… WRONG!!!! YOU FAIL!!! YOU FAIL AGAIN!!! YOU GO OUT THERE AND PUT IT ALL ON THE LINE TO SUCCEED… THOUGH YOU CAN JUST AS EASILY FAIL! To fail is a major part of being successful… […]

The Fun of Acting and the Reality of Being an Actor…

The Fun of Acting | Living the Part | Introduction | Monologues | Tools of the Trade | Owning the Space | Voicing the Character | Roleplaying as the Character | The Voice at its Best *New* Santa Improv: Living the Moments Class # One – It’s called show business, not show art… I truly […]

Shakespeare’s A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

Shakespeare’s A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, staring Father Yule John Rakestraw | Elizabethan Era Had A Total Different Thought & Thinking Process | The Actor and his Text | Old Fart Goes Back to Doing Live Theatre! | Shakespeare’s A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, staring Father Yule John Rakestraw as Egeus/Peter Quince, in a park on top […]

Elizabethan Era Had A Total Different Thought & Thinking Process

Elizabethan Era Had A Total Different Thought & Thinking Process | The Actor and his Text | Old Fart Goes Back to Doing Live Theatre! | Old Fart Goes Back to Doing Live Theatre! When doing Shakespeare, we forget that people back in the Elizabethan era had a total different thought and thinking process then […]

An Actor and His Text

The Actor and his Text | Old Fart Goes Back to Doing Live Theatre! | The Actor and his Text by Cicely Berry This is an excellent book which opens actors up to the idea of studying the text of the play through the action of the words, the beats and the throughline of the […]

Old Fart Goes Back To Doing LIVE Theatre!

Old Fart Goes Back to Doing Live Theatre! | We Did Rehearse Most Obscenely & Courageously | Eagles and a Hawk, Great Totems | First Night of Blocking… | Shakespeare’s A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, staring Father Yule John Rakestraw | Elizabethan Era Had A Total Different Thought & Thinking Process | The Actor and his […]

American Presidents, Interesting Stuff About Them

American Presidents, Interesting Stuff About Them GEORGE WASHINGTON George Washington initially refused to accept his salary while president, but eventually relented. It was $25,000 annually. JOHN ADAMS John Adams’ last words were allegedly “Thomas Jefferson survives.” The two presidents were friends, but also rivals. Adams didn’t know that Jefferson had died earlier the same day: […]

Children Of The Same Universe…

We are all children of the same brilliant Universe… keep an open heart, a helping hand and have love in your soul. Love is a small word with deep meanings and longings. A marriage is built over a lifetime. I rejoice in being apart of the beginning of a life long love story. The highest […]