Yes, Mary Poppins is racist, but not because of “coal-blackened faces”

This is the most ridiculous headline I've read today, and I've been awake a bunch of hours already. Twitter Disputes Claim That 'Mary Poppins' Is Racist Because Of Characters' Coal-Blackened Faces This is in reference to an article written in the New York Times this week by Daniel Pollack-Pelzner, an American professor who lectures on … Continue reading Yes, Mary Poppins is racist, but not because of “coal-blackened faces”

Theatre, film, web series and voice acting updates

I've been remiss in keeping my followers up to date on what's happening this year. In the beginning of the year I worked on a student film called Joy To The World, in which I played the boss of a Mall Santa agency, which refuses to hire the actual Santa Claus, because his résumé isn't … Continue reading Theatre, film, web series and voice acting updates

Sancha’s Cause (Is Coming To Town)

Announcing my directorial debut behind the camera, again written by Christopher Heatherington and Sherri Dahl. I have directed for stage on several occasions, and this was a very different experience. A film director has very little control by comparison. In this case, the actors and camera tell the story. Framing the scene is critical. Also, … Continue reading Sancha’s Cause (Is Coming To Town)