What does it take to be a professional artist?
Technique? Practice? Vision? Talent?
From technique, practice, vision, and talent sprouts only the artist, not the professional.
The question remains: What does it take to be a professional artist
Persistence. Ambition. Love of the art. Indifference to wealth. An ascetic lifestyle. And especially: a roaring tolerance for rejection.
The Pianobabbler recently saw Every Little Step
. Moving. Entertatining. Gripping. Saturated with talent.
This documentary follows the auditions for the 2006 revival of the 1976 Broadway musical A Chorus Line
. From thousands of supplicants, the producers had to extract seventeen.
Each role demanded Olympian singing, ...