Matinée at the Met: @ABTBallet Performance of “Giselle” starring @IsabellaABT

A Matinée is an afternoon performance. They’ve always been a favorite of mine as an actor.  Performing on two-show days can be exhausting, but well worth it in the end. Today, I went to a 2:00 p.m. performance of Giselle. That performance just so happened to mark the NY debut of ABT soloist, Isabella Boylston inContinue reading “Matinée at the Met: @ABTBallet Performance of “Giselle” starring @IsabellaABT”

At the Center of It All: Thoughts from #TheMetropolitanOperaHouse & #ABT’s Performance of “Manon” starring #DianaVishneva, #MarceloGomes, & #MistyCopeland

A Few years ago, I saw the 2006 documentary called Ballerina. The film features profiles of five different dancers of Russia’s Marinsky (Kirov) Ballet throughout the piece. One dancer in particular caught my attention: Diana Vishneva. She was rehearsing the ballet Manon with the Paris Opera Ballet. Instantly, I was moved by it, and thought that if I everContinue reading “At the Center of It All: Thoughts from #TheMetropolitanOperaHouse & #ABT’s Performance of “Manon” starring #DianaVishneva, #MarceloGomes, & #MistyCopeland”

Taking Advantage of a “Career Lull”: Using My Words

What do I have in common with Steve Martin, Tina Fey, James Franco, and Andrew McCarthy? We’re actors who are also writers. You read that correctly, Andrew McCarthy is, in fact, a writer. He’s an award-winning travel writer. Check out some of his stuff on National Geographic Traveler. Now, I’m not talking about actors whoContinue reading “Taking Advantage of a “Career Lull”: Using My Words”