Inside BONNIE & CLYDE Part Two: Creating the Physical World

Inside BONNIE & CLYDE Part Two: Creating the Physical World

In this 4-part series, PerformInk takes you inside Kokandy Productions’ BONNIE & CLYDE through blog posts written by the people behind the scenes. To read past INSIDE articles.

Read more
Becoming an Audiobook Narrator

Becoming an Audiobook Narrator

In PerformInk’s series “The Craft”, we invite professionals in the educational field to discuss the benefits and/or the history behind the craft they teach. To read past blogs click here. By Kevin Theis Whenever I meet someone who is considering getting into the audiobook industry as a narrator, I always make...

Read more
Final Curtain: Knowing When Enough Is Enough

Final Curtain: Knowing When Enough Is Enough

By the age of 30, more than half of American actors and dancers will have given up their professions.

Read more
Inside BONNIE & CLYDE Part One: Fact Vs. Fiction

Inside BONNIE & CLYDE Part One: Fact Vs. Fiction

In this 4-part series, PerformInk takes you inside Kokandy Productions BONNIE & CLYDE through blog posts written by the people behind the scenes.

Read more
Required Reading: Goodnight Sweet Prince

Required Reading: Goodnight Sweet Prince

The time has come to replace “Hamlet” as the theatrical standard-bearer.

Read more
Why Must the Chicago Reader Embarrass Itself Every Year

Why Must the Chicago Reader Embarrass Itself Every Year

Here we go again. The Chicago Reader’s “Best of Chicago” list is out. This year, one company was nominated for both “Best Established Theater Company” AND “Best New Theater Company.”

Read more
What the Hell Is Happening with PASS OVER?

What the Hell Is Happening with PASS OVER?

You would think that Steppenwolf just produced the very first play ever about race to be performed in Chicago. Jesus.

Read more
Inside HER MAJESTY’S WILL Part 3: Chicago’s Shakespeare

Inside HER MAJESTY’S WILL Part 3: Chicago’s Shakespeare

Author, Playwright, and Fight Choreographer David Blixt discusses the inspiration behind HER MAJESTY’S WILL, and the process behind creating the violence.

Read more
Self-Blame: Abuse, Misogyny and Shame

Self-Blame: Abuse, Misogyny and Shame

From stalking and verbal harassment to rape and domestic violence, victims far too often believe they are responsible for the other person’s damaging behavior. Why do we blame ourselves when we are the victims of verbal or physical violence?

Read more
Inside HER MAJESTY’S WILL Part Two: Designing the Elizabethan Era for a Modern Audience

Inside HER MAJESTY’S WILL Part Two: Designing the Elizabethan Era for a Modern Audience

In this 3-part INSIDE series, PerformInk takes you behind the scenes of Lifeline Theatre’s production of HER MAJESTY’S WILL through blog posts written by the people behind the scenes.

Read more