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Performing Arts

Don't Act, Don't Think, Don't Try - Do!

Acting is doing. Although real emotion makes for compelling performances, the means to achieving real emotion according to Sanford Meisner, Stella Adler, Robert Lewis and Elia Kazan, is about "behaving" not emoting.
Apr 9, 2015 |

How To Choose The Right Singing Teacher

Every one of us has music in our souls... all it takes is the right coach to get it out of us. A good singing teacher will not admonish you for tiny mistakes or insist on dropping you if you don't have a sweet voice. Rather, a good singing teacher is one who is aware that focused training in a fun and effective manner will help bring out the best...
Dec 30, 2014 |

What Happens In the Life of a Supermodel?

The world of supermodels can often seem a million miles away from your average daily life. Appearing on catwalks in front of hundreds of photographers whilst you are sat in the office or sat bored in a Maths lesson, it can be easy to get envious of their lifestyle. However, the lifestyle of a supermodel is not always glamorous and those who reach...
Dec 30, 2014 |

Things To Consider Before Joining A Dance Studio

If you think you have a flare for dancing and want to go pro at it, it's best to join a dance studio. Many studios offer qualified instructors, open performing arts platforms and a comfortable environment for dancers. However, not all fulfill the requirements of a good studio. Just to make sure that you don't end up in the wrong place or with a...
Dec 30, 2014 |

Fast Food Arts and Sustainability

Remember that day in 10th Grade Government Studies when the teacher asked you to scribble down a name of one of your heroes on a poorly ripped corner of college ruled notebook paper?
Nov 10, 2014 |

MY Two Cents - For What It's Worth

Acting is one of the most difficult professions in the world. Chances are you didn't need me to tell you that but for those unfamiliar with the challenges and hurdles that aspiring actors must face I thought I would put it out there as a reminder.
Nov 10, 2014 |

No One Is Bulletproof

As Elia Kazan's directing career slowed down he turned his attention to writing novels. Two of them, "The Arrangement" and "The Assassins", made it to the best seller list. Kazan had plans of turning "The Arrangement" into a screenplay which he would cast and direct.
Nov 10, 2014 |

Finding My Way Home

I was 19 when I took my first drum lesson. I didn't want to play the drums. I had to play the drums. From the age of 5, I was drawn to their sound. It was a sound like no other. Exhilarating beyond description.
Nov 10, 2014 |

Hezbollah buries militant Qantar, says Israel will be held accountable

Lebanon's Hezbollah group said on Monday that Israel would be held accountable for killing prominent militant Samir Qantar in an air strike in Syria, and accorded him an elaborate funeral of... Read More

Russia says black box from warplane downed by Turkey unreadable

Investigators in Moscow said on Monday they were unable to retrieve information from the damaged black box of a Russian warplane shot down by Turkey last month, data the Kremlin hoped would support... Read More

Exclusive: U.S. glossed over Oman's human rights record during Iran talks

By Jason Szep, Matt Spetalnick and Yara Bayoumy WASHINGTON/MUSCAT (Reuters) - As the United States negotiated this year’s nuclear pact with Iran, the State Department quietly agreed to spare the... Read More