Tag Archives: theatre

A Much Needed Kick in the Pants

The last minute show is finally over. Not much like a few weeks of mad, crazy rehearsing and performing to make one appreciate how precious their free time is. I have the luxury of choosing when I work out, I’m … Continue reading

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Be Careful What You Wish For

First things first, from now on, every time I mention/moan/complain about not having sung in ages I need to stop and slap myself silly. If I’m not singing, it’s my own damn fault, and I just need to suck it … Continue reading

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Grr! Argh!

(Please Note: the title of this post has entirely nothing to do with its contents.) Confession time: I’ve been playing with the idea of renaming this blog. The singing part? Frankly, it’s not happening right now. Not that I haven’t … Continue reading

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Obesity in the Opera World

Everyone knows the opera stereotype – fat woman on stage, wearing horns and belting out Wagner – but that’s a pretty common misconception. Did you know that opera singers are – on the whole – fairly average sized? That “big … Continue reading

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It Just Keeps Rolling Along

I don’t talk about it much, but I sing opera on a semi-professional basis. What that means: I have a full-time Monday through Friday job, but also rehearse/perform on evening nights and weekends. When times are good I essentially work … Continue reading

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