Singing and Adolescent Voice Changes

During the teen and tween years, the voice is continually changing and growing. Typically, this is more obvious with guys, but much to my surprise, girls are affected as well. Beautiful tones summoned by our minds escape our mouths as croaks and squeaks, which leads...

Breathing Deep from Your Diaphragm

Molly’s been sharing a lot about how to be a better belter in her Belting series, so I thought I’d share a little about what I’ve been learning about breath support. Knowing how to breathe correctly is super important for a singer. Some of what I’ve been learning is a...

DEMYSTIFYING STAGE TERMINOLOGY

Have you ever been somewhere for the first time and felt totally confused by what everyone was saying? Like they were all speaking a secret language? When I first leapt into the world of theatre I felt this way. I remember standing on stage and hearing the director...

Getting Your Best Headshot

In my last post, I talked about using the time in summer for working toward my musical theater goals. One of those goals is updating my headshot. Every day we change, if only a little, and the subtle differences begin to grow more obvious the older our headshots...