Q&A with Musical Composer and Musical Director Vivienne Deane

2017-09-04T18:43:58+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Q&A|

Vivienne is the composer for The Art of Living. Here, we asked her a few questions about musicals, the show, and how she goes about composing for a show. Q: What is your favorite thing about working on a musical? A: Initially, I like the three dimensional aspect of a musical. It is a [...]

Q&A with Stage Manager Nikki Hilchey

2017-05-24T14:47:47+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Q&A|

Nikki is the stage manager for The Art of Living. Here, we asked her a few questions about musicals and being a stage manager. Q: What do you like about working on musicals? A: I love how musicals can take messages that may be difficult to convey in dialogue or seem a bit odd in dialogue, put [...]

Q&A with Set Designer Tim Palkovic

2017-04-06T15:22:42+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Q&A|

Tim is the set designer for The Art of Living. Here, we asked him a few questions about musicals, the show, and his design inspirations and influences. Q: What is your favorite thing about working on a musical? A: I like the visual shorthand that is demanded by multiple scenes required for most musicals. The stage [...]

Q&A with Author, Lyricist and Assistant Director Dan Gallagher

2017-04-06T15:22:38+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Q&A|

Dan is the author, lyricist, and assistant director for The Art of Living. Here, we asked him a few questions about musicals, the show, and those awesome sketches of all the characters. Q: What is your favorite thing about working on musicals? A: I love the collaboration that is involved with this type of play. I [...]

Q&A with Pianist Jennifer Moore

2017-09-04T18:45:47+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Q&A|

Jennifer is the musical director and pianist for The Art of Living. Here, we asked her a few questions about musicals, the show, and what, exactly, the pianist does. Q: What is your favorite thing about working on a musical? A: I love the community that comes together to animate a story through acting, music, dance, [...]

Q&A with Head Make-Up Artist Elizabeth Ashley Smyth

2017-04-06T15:22:12+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Q&A|

Elizabeth is the head make-up artist for The Art of Living. Here, we asked her a few questions about musicals, the show, and (of course) make-up! Q: What is your favorite thing about working on a musical? A: Working on a musical speaks volumes to me because it's always been my favorite type of entertainment. I've [...]

Q&A with Director and Choreographer Jackie Robertin

2017-05-26T16:39:34+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Q&A|

Jackie is the director and choreographer for The Art of Living. Here, we asked her a few questions about musicals, the show, and what she looks for at auditions. Q: What do you look for in an actor you’re considering casting in one of your plays? A: During an acting audition, I look to [...]

Q&A with Producer Liane Tusa

2017-04-06T15:21:27+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Q&A|

Liane is the producer for The Art of Living. Here, we asked her a few questions about musicals, the show, and assembling the creative team. Q: What do you love about musicals? A: The energy that everyone puts out is intense and you can feel it. The singing, the acting and the dancing [...]