2018 represents my third year as Professor Sellon, member of the faculty at Western State Colorado University’s graduate program in Creative Writing. For those who didn’t already know, WSCU has an extraordinary and intimate grad program for poets, genre novelists, and screenwriters. If you’re seeking an MA or MFA in any of these areas, you […]
This was my second year as a member of the graduate creative writing faculty at Western State Colorado University, in Gunnison, Colorado. I was first hired in 2016 by my Harvard classmate David Rothman, head of the program and of the poetry concentration, to teach a summer intensive on presentation skills to second-year grad student […]
Here’s another installment of my tips for aspiring actors series: Anytime you’re asked to perform a scene for an audition, the casting director or producer will provide a person to act as the Reader opposite you. The Reader may turn out to be an excellent actor, or in some unfortunate instances, a casting admin drafted […]
I was at an appointment-only commercial audition recently where I was reminded that there are still plenty of actors out there who are getting in their own way even before they set foot into the audition room. The audition was running late, and the monitor checking people in and collecting headshots had her hands full. […]
Some good news! Based on the success of the introductory eLearning voiceover sessions I offered at two eLearning Guild conferences in 2010, I’ve been asked to offer a full-day certificate program on the topic as part of the guild’s Learning Solutions 2011 conference. I’ll be offering my workshop on Tuesday, March 22nd, from 8:30am-4:30pm at […]
I had a great time presenting my seminar about proper use of voiceovers in eLearning at the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions Conference in Orlando, Florida. My audience was attentive and appreciative, and we had a great discussion. Word of mouth and written feedback afterward was terrific–great to know my talk “hit the spot” with attendees! […]
I’m delighted that I’ve been selected to give a seminar about voiceovers at the upcoming eLearning Guild Learning Solutions conference at the Disney Hilton in Orland, FL, 3/24-26. My session, Giving Voice to Your eLearning is 10:45am on Thursday, 3/25. It should be a lot of fun!