Stage Writes

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Entries for category "in-rehearsal"
Top Ten Things That Piss Your Dir off cov photo

Take the note!

You killed at your audition, you have a great reputation in the community. You’re in a kick-ass show. Now how do you maintain this magic to make sure that you are moving forward in your acting career? For sure, don’t piss off your director. Hollywood is known for it’s good actors. And believe me, your director can be one of them.  Behind many a smile, “No worries”, or “We’ll make it work” phrase, could be a determined decision to never to work with you again. Surely not everything that an actor does is judged harshly, but there are a few unpardonable sins to be avoided and some things that are an absolute must.

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The Cast That Works Together, Stays Together

Some of the greatest shows I have seen or been a part of weren’t directed by a top-notch director and didn’t have large budgets that allowed elaborate sets or exquisite costumes. They were not necessarily performed in high-profile theaters, or were they productions in which I made a living wage. On the contrary, I attribute my most cherished theatrical experiences both as an audience member and as a ...

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Louis Mustillo Headshot

Louis Mustillo has had a prolific career. This actor turned playwright as been seen on TV in hit shows such as as "Man of the People" with James Garner, Steven Spielberg's "High Incident," and perhaps is best known for his re-occurring roles on the Emmy Award-winning series' "The Sopranos" and "Mike and Molly." I had the pleasure of talking with Louis Mustillo about his play Bartenders and got the inside scoop about what prompted him to write about this often misunderstood profession.  Q: What inspired you to become a writer? A: It wasn’t until I started auditioning ...

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Becoming Britney NYC Fringe

It was one of our first complete run-throughs of Becoming Britney. Putting the pieces together had been a stressful rush since May 4th when we received our acceptance letter from The New York International Fringe Festival, and we were just over a week from departing for New York, where we would stay ...

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