Stand Up Straight (Your Mom Was Right)

By Jacques Callot (France, Nancy, 1592-1635) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Whether you heard it from your mom or your second-grade teacher, you remember grownups commanding you: “Stand up straight!”But why did they care? Did they want to make sure you wouldn’t grow up to be the Hunchback of Notre Dame? Actually, they may not have understood (consciously) what they were trying […]

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5 Questions To Prep Yourself For The Interview

My daughter and son are both talented Shakespearean actors. Even at 12 and 16. It’s amazing to watch them recite their lines onstage, in full costume, with more confidence than I’ve ever seen them muster. They attend rehearsals for months, run lines every night together, learn how to apply their […]

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