an artist monitors

march 2019.

new york.

a young artist is the audition monitor for a child EPA.

a precocious nine year old spends 20 minutes telling comedic stories about her cat.

the young artist in enchanted with the children.

she is sad that only one will be cast.

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Elizabeth Couser
an artist is starstruck

january 2019.

new york.

a young director starts a new internship.

she explores the organization’s digital server.

they have early drafts of all her favorite playwrights.

she doesn’t know how she’ll get any work done.



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an artist is inspired

new york.

june 2018.

a young director reads a good book.

she does some creative writing.

she evaluates art and life with friends.

she remembers why she decided to be an artist in the first place.

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an artist finally does some stuff

june 2018.

new york.

a young actor gets back to work.

she practices with a coach.

she assists on a show.

she learns new songs.

she auditions.

she emails.

she is nervous.

everything goes smoothly.

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Elizabeth Couser
an artist takes a hiatus

may 2018.

new york.

a young actor has trouble getting seen at auditions.

she feels she isn't getting anywhere.

she decides to take a hiatus.

she spends more time outside.

she reflects.

she makes her website more colorful.

she feels better.

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an artist makes friends

may 2018.

new york.

a young actor bumps into a friendly cast mate at an audition.

they talk about their show.

they talk about the audition.

neither get seen.

they get drinks later.

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an artist table reads

april 2018.

new york.

a young actor participates in a reading of a new play about conspiracy.

the cast discusses conspiracies they believe in.

the actor mentions one about pie.

it is fun.

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an artist uses her hands

new york.

april 2018.

a young artist’s babysitting charge gets into balloon animals.

the actress makes a few misshapen mice.

she is scared of popping them.

she makes an okay dog.

she makes a great camel.

she texts pictures to her friends.

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an artist takes a class

new york.

april 2018.

a young actor takes a monologues class.

she gets really nervous.

she is self-conscious about criticism.

it’s not so bad.

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an artist establishes routine

new york.

april 2018.

a young actor begins to make sense of auditioning and working.

she learns what times to wake up for auditions.

she plans.

she waits in a lot of lines.

sometimes she gets seen.

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