What are CRYSTAL'S GEMS you ask? Little vignettes of acting wisdom to help keep you encouraged and motivated! Check back often and let Crystal help put the "sparkle" in your audition!


Just saying lines is not acting.

What is your objective?


Use each audition as an opportunity to grow as an actor.

What is an opening beat?


Don't become an acting robot!

What being "off book" really means!


Translate acting tips "through the character".

When you are in the audition room, the chair can be your best friend!