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And We Will Ride…

There is no doubt that this production has been one of the most life changing events of my Duke career. It’s not only because I made incredible friends or because I performed to thousands of people or because Manny A. saw the show. It’s due to a combination of things, some of which can be […]

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The Casting, The Friendships, The Process

Though opening night is still about a week and a half away, it’s amazing to realize how much has occurred since Spring Break! I’ve had the opportunity to hear the orchestra, act on the set and sing as publicity for the show in front of President Broadhead! In this post, there are two aspects I […]

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We’re All Coalhouse…

Through training as an actor, I’ve learned that characterization is improved when you can draw inspiration from past experiences. As I begin to discover the character of Coalhouse, I slowly begin to realize that he and I aren’t as different as I initially thought. Though Coalhouse is older, we have experienced similar situations throughout life. […]