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I Wish I Knew: Serving Community with JaMeeka Holloway-Burrell

This week in I Wish I Knew land, blogger Nemuna Ceesay dives into what it means to foster community with JaMeeka Holloway-Burrell. JaMeeka is the Founder and Artistic Director of Black Ops Theatre Company in Durham, North Carolina. She is dedicated to telling Black stories for the Black Community of Durham, while also being a freelance director and a mother. Find out how JaMeeka started her company, what she finds to be the hardest part of being a freelance director, why engaging with her community is so important, and so much more.
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Dealing with “No”: A Brief Rejection Deflection Guide for Actors

They said no. You prepared for your audition for hours, and they said no. What do you do now? Even though we know that rejection is a central component of a career in the theater, being denied a job we really want still stings. But don’t beat yourself up, our latest blog post offers five tips to help you deal with rejection as an actor.
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I Wish I Knew: NY, LA or Chicago? Interview with York Walker and Caitlan Taylor

One of the biggest decisions an artist will have to make in their career is “Where should I move?” This week in I Wish I Knew, we interviewed York Walker and Caitlan Taylor about their experiences living in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago. If you’ve been looking for some advice about these three cities (the most popular choices for aspiring artists) this is the post for you!

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