Tag: ActorsLife

#HollywoodSoBlackAndWhite

The Oscar’s have come and gone for 2017 and this year’s Oscar nominations for best/supporting actors and actresses is much more diverse than last year. Go you Hollywood. This year we have a whopping 7 actors of color nominated for an Oscar. 8 if you count my favorite Hapa, Emma Stone. That’s 7 out of […]

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100 Auditions

Actors of Color! It’s time we took matters into our own hands. I am tired of our under-representation on stage and screen. I am tired of hearing everyone complain (me included). So let’s start a revolution, let’s start a protest. Now more than ever, due to this horrific political climate, we need to be seen […]

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Hapa Hour with Shino Frances

One thing I love about NYC is that I am always meeting new, awesome people. Shino Frances is a NYC based Singer-Actor-Dancer, Teacher, Choreographer, Director, Producer, Translator, Dialect Coach & MK Beauty Consultant. NYC credits include: A Christmas Carol (Ghost of Christmas Present, Literally Alive) Jekyll + Hyde (The Players Thr); Color of Life (Rachel […]

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How was your weekend?

This was one of the worst and one of the most beautiful weekends I have ever been part of. Where there is darkness I was able to find the light. Thursday 1/19: I was lucky enough to be able to participate in the Ghostlight Project with hundreds of fellow artists around the country. We came […]

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NYGSP “The Mikado” – Was it diverse enough?

I have so many feelings regarding this show, especially because of the yellowfacing that usually takes place with this classic Gilbert and Sullivan piece. White people playing Japanese people. If you don’t understand why that is wrong then we are going to have a problem, and you better watch your back. I have ninja stars. […]

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Audience Members Etiquette for Millennials

Hi my name is Alex and I am a Millennial. Something I really hate to admit. As a performer and a theatre goer and fellow millennial, I have seen the decline in the audience member. They have no clue as to how to behave at a show. And to be perfectly honest the “normal” theatre […]

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A New Year

Wow has 2016 been one hell of a year. Professionally speaking it was awesome! We produced our first ever multicultural cabaret and will have another show in March of 2017. I got out of a toxic relationship and couldn’t be happier. Being single in the city is fun! I have learned so much about what […]

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The Whiteness of “Anna Christie”

Eugene O’Neil’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama “Anna Christie” is a play in four acts about a woman, who is a prostitute, looking for redemption and a new life with her father, who’s a captain, and a man she falls in love with. This play was recently put on by Working Barn Productions and seen on stage […]

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We’re Not All Ninjas the Podcast

Stereotyping, white washing, and yellow face is something Asian American actors have been dealing with since the dawn of cinema. You’d think in this day and age we would be past all that and have progressed to a point where API (Asian Pacific Islanders) actors are seen and heard equally in film. Sadly, this is […]

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Where’s the Diversity at Auditions?

As I sit here in the audition waiting room for an ECC (that’s equity chorus call for you nonactors), I am saddened and pissed off by what I see. Three black girls and me the one “Asian”. Where the hell are my ladies of color at? Where are my fellow Hapas (multiracial people), Asian singers, […]

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