1 Apr, 2011

How Failure Worked for Me

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By Paul RussellFrom Backstage.com For years I had a deeply personal secret. Only family and some acquaintances I knew from the era of bell-bottom pants and a CB in every Ford Pinto were aware of my shame: I failed seventh grade.You may chuckle or chortle, but it still remains a deep wound to my spirit. One [...]

22 Apr, 2010

Actor Jealousy and Comparisons

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By: Paul RussellFrom Backstage.comComparisons, they happen. Especially in group settings such as the collaboration that is the performing arts. And they can destroy the harmony and productivity of any project.The comparison can be a seemingly innocent thought, such as a dance captain musing to themselves that one the dancers in the theatrical company has a [...]