All posts by Megan Loughran

Megan is an NYC-based actor, singer, writer, and improviser. When alone in an elevator, she is doing all of these things full-out. Learn more on her website http://www.meganloughran.com.

A Theatre Geek’s Back-to-School Shopping Guide

Shopping for normal-people school supplies is easy. You walk into Staples and buy one of everything and then never use it. But how should you approach back-to-school shopping as a theatre person? Allow me to translate your school supply list into theatrical terms, using every student’s favorite tool: Venn Diagrams.

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12 Tips to Help Actors Survive Long Runs

1.  Buy an extra larynx, just in case. If on a budget, make one using premium deli meat. 2.  Periodically reconnect with the source material.   Especially if the show is about dessert. 3.  Switch costumes with someone weekly, as a sign of affection. You might be tempted to warn them but I say don’t. 

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