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College Admissions Series: The Juilliard School


Last fall hurryupandwait was privileged to collaborate with Casting Directors Wendy Kurtzman and Caroline Liem of College to Career Acting on their College Admissions Podcasts, a series of informal chats with department heads at Juilliard, NYU and Pace University. This week we are sharing the first podcast of the series, a conversation with Kathy Hood, Administrative Director of […]

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Director Davis McCallum

Davis Mccallum

This week we are honored to host famed New York director and newly appointed Artistic Director of the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival Davis McCallum. Davis is a major player in the New York and American theater scene, and talks to us about his early career, developing new works, and his love of the classics. Davis’ […]

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Dariush Kashani (Part 1)- Making Choices


This week we are thrilled to present the first installment of our two part series with actor Dariush Kashani.  Dariush has worked onstage and in film and television on both coasts, and is currently onstage in New York Theatre Workshop’s “The Invisible Hand” by acclaimed playwright Ayad Akhtar.  Dariush talks to us about catching the […]

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Actors’ Equity Eastern Regional Vice President Melissa Robinette


We are so pleased to have MelRob back in the studio, this time to talk about her role as Eastern Regional Vice President of Actors Equity Association.  In one of our most informative interviews to date, we discuss the history of AEA, how and when to join, benefits (and responsibilities!) of membership, and advice for […]

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Attic Theater’s Laura Braza


This week we are joined by Artistic Director (and actor-lover) Laura Braza!  In addition to running off-off Broadway’s The Attic Theater Company, Laura directs, teaches, and offers private coaching for actors.  Her most recent project for The Attic “Strictly Dishonorable” can be seen at the Flea Theater now through August 10th.  In this interview, Laura […]

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