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Meet CLAIRE SHIVINSKY – November’s Student- of- the- Month!

Meet CLAIRE SHIVINSKY November’s Student-of-the-Month!!! Claire Shivinsky has been a student at Main Stage Studios for six months. She currently studies voice with Leah Wietig and attends 9th grade at Mount St. Mary Academy in Kenmore, NY. She has been chosen as student of the month because she has shown a great ...

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DRIVE [noun]

DRIVE [noun] It's true. The word "drive" can be used as a verb. Instead let's consider the word "drive" today in its other form, as a noun. It is the secret behind those that are successful. The humans that obtain goals, make dreams realities and are persistent possess drive. When I am ...

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Meet GRACE AROUNE – October’s Student-of-the-Month!

       Meet GRACE AROUNE October's Student-of-the-Month!!! Grace Aroune has been a student at Main Stage Studios for almost three years. She currently studies voice with Leah Wietig and studies acting with Meaghan Reilly-Randall. Grace is a senior at Iroquois High School where she is very active in their drama club, ...

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“In the field of opportunity, it’s plowing time again.”

  Once upon a time I had a restaurant job. I learned a great deal about life at this job. It was at this job that I first saw this quote, "In the field of opportunity, it's plowing time again." It was the screen saver on one of my boss's computers. ...

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“I Am Woman, Hear Me Roar” -A Women’s Acting Class!

The “I am Woman, Hear me Roar” Women’s Monologue Workshop at Main Stage Studios will show you and your girlfriends a better time than any candle party! This is your chance to be the star you always wanted to be! With your favorite friends around, you are able to be ...

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10 Reasons Why REJECTION Should Be Your Best Friend

TOP 10 Reasons Why REJECTION Should Be Your Best Friend I know this seems like one of those things people say to help make you feel better. It’s sort of like, “This experience will help you build character.” Or my personal favorite, “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.” While these phrases ...

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“Teen Scene” Fall Session

"Teen Scene"  Fall Session  Join us at Main Stage Studios for our fall “Teen Scene” class.   The "Teen Scene" class offered will help your teen gain a greater understanding of what it is like to be fully present and committed to their character and scene partners.  This class will include extensive ...

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A- Ca- What?

What is A Cappella singing? A Cappella is an Italian word that translates to "in the manner of the chapel." It was originally music that was used in religious settings and unaccompanied by instruments. Through the musical periods the term has developed to mean a vocal piece that is unaccompanied by ...

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“I am Woman, Hear me Roar,” – A Women’s Monologue Workshop

Are you sick of Cupcake decorating Parties? Pottery Painting parties? How much more Tupperware can you buy??? The “I am Woman, Hear me Roar” Women’s Monologue Workshop at Main Stage Studios will show you and your girlfriends a better time than any candle party! This is your chance to be the ...

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I am awesome at ____________.

I am awesome at planning a dinner party. I am awesome at singing Gershwin. I am awesome at shopping with coupons. Ask someone near you right now to list three things they are awesome at in life. Did they become instantly uncomfortable? Shy? Unsure? I often ask new students this very question. It helps me ...

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