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Archive for January, 2015

From the Page to the Stage

Bringing a character to life through song might not sound that difficult. Memorize the song, memorize the scenes around it and, poof! You’re ready to go, right? Not quite. Your enthusiasm is great, but there’s a little more work to be done. Musical theater is an animal unlike any other. It’s a genre ...

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Meet CAROLINE SCHETTLER- January’s Student -of – the – Month!

Meet CAROLINE SCHETTLER!!! January's Student- of -the- Month!!! Caroline Schettler has been a student at Main Stage Studios for a year and a half and studies voice with Leah Wietig. Caroline is a senior at Orchard Park High School and will play Reno Sweeney in their upcoming production of Anything Goes. She reflects ...

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WHY CAN’T I CRY?

Like many actors I found it pretty tough to genuinely cry on stage or feel extreme anger or laugh hardily at a witty comment delivered by a scene partner. How could I cry, get angry or laugh at subjects I had no connection to? I felt fake and unnatural. Lately, this ...

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