The author, feeling like a power dork, a type that she is available to play.

I’m an actress, always have been, fear I always will be. I’m more decades into this now than anyone wants to know. (Please don’t ask. I’ll be forced into the sad industry ritual of lying about it, unconditional surrender masked as pluck.) And what I’m finding is that it’s most…

O Lord,
Please save me from bullshit,
From creeping fears that I suck,
And from the memory of my poor mother’s face
When I told her I wanted to be an actor.

O God,
Let it not be visited upon me
The director who thinks all actors are a little stupid,
The person…

A Review of “Artist Found in Port Washington Flat”

There are times when casting rises to the level of performance art. In 2008, Mickey Rourke broke our hearts playing the battered, world-weary title character of Darren Aronofsky’s The Wrestler. It’s not that his performance wasn’t powerful. It was. But at the root…

Ready to fight for the theatre-going experience (and democracy, but that’s another story).

On Saturday, October 26, 2013, Netflix’s Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos delivered the keynote address at the 2013 Film Independent Forum at the Directors Guild of America (DGA) in Los Angeles. His remarks included critiques of movie theaters, which he claimed had resisted innovation and contributed to the spread of…

Anne DeAcetis

Writer and Performer

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