When Your Feet Don’t Touch the Ground: A Lesson in Disbelief

I want to talk for a little while, if I may, about the suspension of disbelief. It's that pesky little detail that makes audience members doubt the believability of a moment or a new reality. It is a moment that forces a person to look beyond the possible and accept, for good or ill, that…

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Human Again

So recently I've been feeling, well, a little under the weather. Maybe it's the fact that we have 17 SCHOOL DAYS until Christmas Break. Or maybe it's that I'm so done with this semester it's insane. Or many, just maybe, I haven't been able to watch my fair share of musicals because I've been doing…

For the Love of Local Theatre

I'm a big believer that support can go a long way. Whether that support means being there for a friend in need or listening to someone talk about one of their passions (aka musical theatre) when maybe that it's not necessarily a passion for you. And, really, in the biggest sense of the word, I…

When Words Fail

As an English major, an English teacher, and an all around lover of language, words are something that I treasure. To make that perfect sentence, to sum up a feeling, to somehow capture the range of human experience: these are little things in life that give it meaning. That being said, there are myriad examples--daily--when…