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.

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an artist breaks down

march 2019.

new york.

a young artist has a crisis of confidence.

she worries she’s not cut out for this lifestyle.

she worries she doesn’t have taste.

she is insecure about her art.

she freaks out while looking at furniture.

she listens to the parent trap soundtrack.

she feels better the next day.

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Elizabeth Couser
an artist does paperwork

february 2019.

new york.

a young artist processes 600 festival applications and evaluations for work.

she thinks she’s going to lose it.

she finally completes it.

it’s satisfying.

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Elizabeth Couser
an artist overcommits

january 2019.

new york.

a young director goes from her job to rehearsal every day.

she is burning out quickly.

her inbox is overflowing.

her brain is overflowing.

she hangs on by a thread.



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 does her thing

december 2019.

new york.

a young director holds her first rehearsal for a reading.

she is the youngest person in the room.

she remembers how much she likes to direct.

she’s not so overwhelmed.

 
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an artist interviews

october 2019.

new york.

a young artist interviews for an artistic administrative internship.

she prepares really hard.

she finally gets a chance to wear her adult blazer.

she decides she wants the job really badly.

she gets a second interview.

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an artist transcribes music

september 2018.

new york.

a young director assists on another new musical.

she transcribes the music.

she gives good feedback.

she helps however she can.

she loves being in rehearsal.

 
 



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an artist works on a musical

june 2018.

new york.

a young director assists on a new musical.

she remembers her love of music.

she quickly bonds with the creative team.

she takes some notes.

she gives some notes.

some of her ideas really help.

it’s lots of fun.

 
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