It has been a very busy year thus far. While searching for a venue to have The 'I Am Not Afraid' production, I came across Pine Camp Cultural Art Center in Richmond, VA. I called and was advised to email my script and any testimonials and articles I had.
Once confirming everything was received, I was asked if I do summer programs. I advised that I was still in the process of building my cast in Richmond, yet I do conduct workshops. I commenced to emailing my workshop brochure. A couple of days later, I was asked to come in to the theatre for a tour and meeting.
When I arrived to the theatre, I was taken on a tour. It was a nice place, however, the stage didn't have a curtain and I was informed that all tickets had to be pre-sold. Those two items were inconveniences for me, so I knew I wouldn't be able to choose this venue. However, the next thing discussed took me by surprise.
After careful review of all the documentation I sent over, I was asked if I'd like to join their six week summer program entitled, 'The Mayor's Youth Academy Life Stage.' I was told I'd have to speak to the program director next, but they believed I was a great candidate for it.
A few weeks later, I met with the program director. She explained more about the program and advised she thought I'd be a great fit for their Theatre/Creative Writing/Spoken Word Facilitator. I was floored! I couldn't believe that out of just calling to get a price on their theatre, all of this came from it.
When you have God in your life... when you have a relationship with Him, His favor follows you. Now I truly understand what it means when it's said, "God is working behind the scenes." When you work hard, He works harder. Now, get to work!