Through the support of a local media mentor and an online community of educators from almost one hundred countries, Chicago Public Schools educators have the ability to learn from others, share their knowledge and post student projects for feedback.
So you’ve written your cover letter that gets you noticed, now it’s time to make sure your resumé is just as polished – and makes you memorable. The key here is to make the recipient’s job easy.
Elizabeth Doyle sits down with Cheri Coons to discuss the importance of mentorship in musical theater, including the "mentor food chain," the origin of the actual word in Greek theater and how sharing of both successes and failures can help others in their journey.
Isabelle outlines and demonstrates a series of stretches to warm up a group before rehearsal or performance.
Whitehair explains how, as a performer, you can gently shift the audiences mood to your benefit, especially after following a particularly difficult act.
Editing at its core has no right or wrong way. However, the key is developing the art of making the cuts and timing dynamic. Filmmaker Timothy Musho talks with us about editing a dialogue scene.
Once you turn in your story, they'll likely move on to the next project and won't be thinking about the money you're owed. So be proactive about requesting, filling out and returning payment forms like contracts, W-9s and invoices.
Yes, we’re in the 21st Century and nearly everyone — young and old — is communicating via Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, or Tumblr.
A young woman asks an actor how to get into the business, sending the author in search of answers.
If you’re solely a poet or fiction writer, avoid the pursuit of bios and resumes entirely.
Publishing requires teamwork. Keep an honest and respectful dialog with your editor.
It took you two years to write your novel; I will need two months to read it.
Learning to say no might be one little thing we can all do for ourselves, and each other.
UrbanDaddy Chicago Editor Chris LaMorte on the importance of professional freelance pitches.
Also, don’t be so general with a pitch that I have to work to dig up a story. Be specific.
A filmmaker finds footage of his childhood home burning to the ground, and draws a sense of closure from it.