Author name: Alexandra Lopez

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What can performing artists lean on in these Covid-19 times?

For performing artists, this pandemic has changed the game. In the blink of an eye, we have found ourselves in unfamiliar territory. A place where our work has dried up overnight for the foreseeable future. And like the rest of the world’s population, the lockdown has presented itself with the challenge of being socially isolated. …

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3 things to know about the audition trail: for actors juggling motherhood Photo by Austin Neill on Unsplash

3 things to know about the audition trail: for actors juggling motherhood

Ah, the audition trail as an actor….emotionally draining, fulfilling, gruelling, tiring and inspiring. As actors, our lives are spent hopping from one audition to the next. It’s a tough and sometimes lonely road, don’t you think? So much preparation, and so many knockbacks. So what happens when we become mothers? The audition trail remains the …

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What you need to know to keep your career alive as a mother in the performing arts. Photo by Simon Rae on Unsplash

What you need to know to keep your career alive as a mother in the performing arts

12 years ago, I read The Slight Edge by Jeff Olson and it transformed my life in incredible ways. It reframed my relationship with time and gave me a simple framework for continuing to develop my craft, even when I felt like time wasn’t on my side……. hello motherhood! Here’s what you need to know …

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Sisters are doing it for each other: Join our supportive community for Performing Mothers Thrive. Photo by bill wegener on Unsplash

Sisters are doing it for each other: Join our supportive community for Performing Mothers

Here’s the story of how the idea of creating a supportive community for performing mothers came to be. The other day I was doing a voice job and found myself across the booth from Melanie Munt, a really friendly soul who was such a pleasure to work with. I didn’t realise how much we needed …

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