You won’t hear me tell you it wasn’t an unqualified blast. The Provincetown Tennessee Williams Festival was enriching, scenic, and buckets of fun, and yes, it was demanding and nonstop, too, at times downright wearying, but what more could you ask or much less expect from such a distinguished and coordinated event? Nothing, says I. Not one single thing.
For many aspiring performers, casting directors are enigmas. Because they are often the gatekeepers between performers and key opportunities, casting directors possess power which can be more than a little intimidating. If we are honest, perhaps some of us will admit that we have bought into the stereotype that they are impatient, rude people who relish the status of their position. If there are any truths in these biases, you will find none of them exemplified in Scott Wojcik (MFA Program 1988-91), founding partner of Wojcik | Seay Casting in New York City.
It’s the day all actors dread, the rehearsal actors circle on their calendar’s weeks in advance, the moment that requires actors to build up large amounts of mental and emotional stamina just to make through--rehearsing the romance scene.
They say writing is a lonely activity, but for Garret Milton writing "The Playwright & the Producer" was anything but. This play became an opportunity for him to engage with artists that he will continue to work with over his lifetime.