The Art of Pivoting: To Wed? Or Not to Wed? With Samantha Rolen

Our last feature in The Art of Pivoting series detailed the inner-workings of three brides navigating the emotionally-draining process of planning their postponed weddings during COVID. This week, we’re zeroing in on a bride who, despite postponing, made the difficult yet empowering decision to take the pandemic by the horns and create a beautifully monumentalContinue reading “The Art of Pivoting: To Wed? Or Not to Wed? With Samantha Rolen”

The Art of Pivoting: Planning a Wedding During COVID-19

We could compile a list the length of a CVS receipt recounting the ways in which this pandemic has impacted our day-to-day lives. But what about the ways in which it’s disrupted some of the milestones? Those of us smart enough to stay six feet away from others have sacrificed celebrations, graduations and, pretty soon,Continue reading “The Art of Pivoting: Planning a Wedding During COVID-19”

The Art of Pivoting: A COVID Q&A with Sarah Kleist

We’ve all had to endure our fair share of pivoting throughout the COVID-19. Large or small, the ways in which our day-to-day has shifted is staggering. Chickadee sat down with one of the fiercest females we know, Sarah Kleist, who went from Performing Artist to a multi-hyphenate seemingly overnight. So what has she been upContinue reading “The Art of Pivoting: A COVID Q&A with Sarah Kleist”

Life Takes You By Surprise: Exploring the Lows and Highs with Laura Nelson

If you told me last year, I would someday be here…I would have laughed in your face. –Desperate Measures, by Peter Kellogg (2017) I think all of us can agree that 2020 and, so far, 2021, is not what we imagined it would be on January 1 of last year. These lyrics are from oneContinue reading “Life Takes You By Surprise: Exploring the Lows and Highs with Laura Nelson”

A Creative in Quarantine: Month by Month

by Christina Colgan Six months. It’s been six long months since the city shut down and the world was put on pause. Maybe my hindsight is just 20/20 (no pun intended), but I felt like I was really on track to figuring out my career, relationships, and life in the Big Apple those first coupleContinue reading “A Creative in Quarantine: Month by Month”

Dear Sweet, Creative Chickadee,

by Frankie Ann Marcille I have spent my entire life trying to define creativity. Like so many others, I thought being creative meant just doing something in the arts. Being a dancer, singer, actor, visual art, writing. And as a women, I felt like the only way I would be successful as a creative wasContinue reading “Dear Sweet, Creative Chickadee,”

Step Ball Change and Pivot: A New Dream

by Annabelle Fox If you had told me four months ago that a pandemic would wipe out the theatre industry and I would need to reconsider my entire life’s timeline, I would have either laughed in your face or had a panic attack. Probably both. Well, here we are… But it’s not the end ofContinue reading “Step Ball Change and Pivot: A New Dream”