CYT Chicago sent out their first newsletter this week! Below is the Q & A interview with Director Sara Lance, from CYT Chicago’s The Point, Issue #1:
“(Currently directing Little Princess in DuPage) Sara has directed several shows and loves working with kids and teens, developing their character and performance skills on and off stage. Sara holds a full time position with Cuginos Gourmet Foods and uses her Art Degree often painting drops and scenery for many CYT shows.
Q. What is your favorite aspect of directing?
Oooh, that’s a hard one, I would say having the opportunity to bring out the undiscovered – either in casting, in character, or in visuals!
Q: Do you have a favorite show/musical?
I LOVE Lion King on Broadway! That is a stunning show that transforms the stage with music, costumes & staging – it takes you to right into Africa!
Q: How many shows have you directed?
This (Little Princess in DuPage) current one is my 5th!
Q: Favorite food?
Any time of day…Chocolate Covered Strawberries!
Q: What stands out to you in an audition?
Confidence, commitment, potential.
Q: Who should play you in a movie?
I would love for Sandra Bullock to play me, she would make me rock!
Q: What book should all aspiring actors read?
“Sanford Meisner on Acting” I learned so much!
Q: Guilty pleasure?
Sleeping in….all day! (Gosh when was the last time that happened?)
Q: What do you love about CYT?
The family interaction it provides, both for me and my family and for all the family’s I get to work with through out a production!”
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