Narcissism and You

Are all performers narcissists? Is that a bad thing? Bill Harrison explores the relationship between a performer and a healthy bit of narcissism.

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Inside CASA VALENTINA Part One: An Unexpected Adventure

CASA VALENTINA is a complex, nuanced story and every character within it struggles with identity. It holds a relevant message for the state of the world today, and it is important to me, as a proud LGBT+ Ally, that I have a part in telling it.

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Amy Attaway on Typecasting, Penguin Chats, and Having the Soul of an 87-Year-Old

Abigail Trabue profiles KC actor Amy Attaway on her career to date and her current production of WHAT WOULD CRAZY HORSE DO? in which she plays a KKK member at KCRep.

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Inside DISGRACED Part One: Immediacy, Relationships and Truth – A Director Prepares

This story has an immediacy about it and touches people in Kansas City as it does in every town and city in the US. We are all discussing and grappling with these questions, issues, and feelings every day.

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Inside KING LEAR Part Three: Lear’s Misunderstood Daugther

In this 3-part series, PerformInk takes you inside Kansas City Actors Theatre’s production of KING LEAR through blog posts written by the people behind the scenes.

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Inside KING LEAR Part Two: Music That’s Not Music

In this 3-part series, PerformInk takes you inside Kansas City Actors Theatre’s production of KING LEAR through blog posts written by the people behind the scenes.

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Inside KING LEAR Part One: The Fool – A Work in Progress
Pictured: Theodore Swetz and Peggy Friesen in rehearsal for KING LEAR. Photo by Matt Sameck.  In this 3-part series, PerformInk takes you inside Kansas City Actors Theatre’s production of KING LEAR through blog posts written by the people behind the scenes. To read past “Inside” articles click here By Peggy Friesen... Read more
Inside A LIE OF THE MIND Part Three: Playing Hurt

I’ve died twice on stage. Once I was hanged and once I was poisoned. But those were quick deaths.

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Inside A LIE OF THE MIND Part Two: Sound Design and The Country Duo

In this 3-part series, PerformInk takes you inside Kansas City Actors Theatre’s production of A LIE OF THE MIND through blog posts written by the people behind the scenes.

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In Theory: Casting Familiar Faces with Sidonie Garrett

The single most important part of planning to tell a story is considering who your storytellers might be.

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