Bringing Back the Backspace: In Conversation with Marjorie Chan and Charissa Wilcox

We wanted an opportunity for more flexible seating so you could have different configurations — we wanted technical upgrades and general upgrades also. Later we recognized the need in the community to have a dance-friendly space. So that’s a need that we’ve found and added. Like with any kind of process, I think we started with an idea and started to break that down. I think we’re still in that process.

A graphic of Tony Nappo edited to appear as multiple people sitting in a circle as a spoof of Alcoholics Anonymous. At the top and bottom of the image is text that reads "Nappoholics Anonymous"

Dave Chappelle, Masks Off Camera, and Non-Beef with Stratford

I say this over and over, but saying no is the only power you have as an actor. At least if you lose the job, you can lose it on your own terms, and not theirs. And I’m not speaking in theory here, I’m speaking from experience. I’ve been asked twice to re-audition for projects over the years. I said no both times. One time they kept me. One time they didn’t. Life went on just fine both times.