Article by Paul Hovey
If you need to make a drastic change in your life to develop your passion or career, don’t hesitate to make it! One year ago, I lived a different life; when I finished college a production of Hair: The Musical that I directed had just won musical of the year. I had successfully completed two internships at North Carolina’s most accredited theatre company, Playmakers Repertory, and I continued to build my resume through a management position with a semi-professional theatre in my hometown. But, I was never meant to stay in North Carolina. Not with this career. Professional companies on par with Playmakers are rare in the Tarheel State and positions coveted. I needed to fuel my passion for the performing arts and with my parents putting the house on the market—a move was inevitable.