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The Many Faces of a Story Arc

Inspiration can often come from unexpected places. I often marvel at how unconnected events can somehow draw together to inform the creative spirit. Let me explain. I’m currently watching the Farscape series for the first time. For those unfamiliar, Farscape was a sci-fi television show that featured, among other things, a lot of Jim Henson […]

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A Symphony of Collaboration

I have always been addicted to creative energy. One of the greatest joys for me is being in a room full of fellow artists, and it’s this specific aura that I’ve only found in the realm of theatre and performance art.Put a group of artists in a room and give them a task. Together, they […]

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Audition Notice: LiveArtDC Presents “R+J: Star-Cross’d Death Match”

LiveArtDC Presents “R+J: Star-Cross’d Death Match” Adapted and Created by Ben Charles & Lori Wolter Hudson and Originally Produced by Three Day Hangover in NYC. Directed by Sara Bickler LiveArtDC is accepting audition submissions from men and women aged 21-40 years old (the play is in a bar, actors must be 21 or older to […]

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Kevin Wants this to be a Drama??

That was the question asked after James and Belen read the first scripted pages of Causality this week. In Scene 1, James and Belen’s characters, Adam and Cecily meet each other for the first time. Not wanting to be terribly specific yet, all I will say is this encounter for both actors and director was, at first read, […]

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Processing Process

We are one year into the Causality project, and I would like to stop spinning in order to comment on two things: Processing the LiveArtDC Process My Process during the LiveArtDC Process. <what?> If you have read any of the other LiveArtDC family blog posts, you have a general idea of how our process works. […]

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Being a Young Sex Symbol

“A sex symbol becomes a thing. I just hate being a thing. But if I’ve got to be a symbol of something, I’d rather have it be sex than some other thing we’ve got symbols of.” — Marilyn Monroe While working on The Clara Bow Project, I am fascinated by multiple issues — but one […]

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Clara Bow Project Audition Notice

LiveArtDC is seeking 2 male actors to join The Clara Bow Project. This is a project designed to tell the story of the rise and fall of the ‘It Girl’ while examining the role of a dramaturg in the writing process. We work in a collaborative group setting, devising the script as a collective and […]

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I <3 Hummels Returns for 1 Weekend Showcase!

Did you miss I <3 Hummels at the 2012 Capital Fringe Festival? Did you love the show so much that you want to see it again? Or do you just want to find out what all the hooplah is about? Raymond, Greta, Heidi and Mrs. Klein are returning to the stage for a brief one […]

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Romantic Comedies Featuring a Strong Female Lead

Netflix just recommend that I watch It, as they thought I might like a “romantic comedy featuring a strong female lead.” I am sure Netflix knows that Clara Bow’s name is somehow meaningful to me through search histories and whatnot but, all the same, it was fun to see It pop up amidst the crush […]

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The Hunt for “People vs. DeVoe”: The Conclusion

Day after day, day after day We stuck no breath nor motion As idle as a painted ship Upon a painted ocean- S.T. Coleridge from “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” March 26th- At long last, help has arrived! Someone must have seen my writing in the sand. What appears to be a small fleet […]

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