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How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Blog

Cody Nickell is Gulfshore Playhouse’s Artistic Associate.  So blogging was never a thing I really did. Well, I guess blogging was never really a thing until recently anyway, so let me be a little clearer.  Keeping a diary or actually writing in general was never much of a passion or strong suit of mine. If I am being honest,...

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Spread Those Wings

Cody Nickell is Gulfshore Playhouse’s Artistic Associate. He will be blogging every Tuesday throughout the 2014-2015 Season. I am relatively new to directing. I mean, I have been dabbling in directing since I first started acting in high school, but acting was the professional path that I followed.  So while I have been in scads of...

Right or Wrong?
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Right or Wrong?

Cody Nickell is Gulfshore Playhouse’s Artistic Associate. He will be blogging every Tuesday throughout the 2014-2015 Season. There is a right way and a wrong way to live in the world, right? The things our parents and grandparents taught us, the things holy texts or religious leaders tell us, what we learned in philosophy classes, or...

A Community Citadel
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A Community Citadel

Cody Nickell is Gulfshore Playhouse’s Artistic Associate. He will be blogging every Tuesday throughout the 2014-2015 Season. One of my favorite parts of my job, but one I rarely talk about in this blog, is the work I do with our Synergy Series. When I started here two seasons ago, Kristen was hoping to expand...

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A Liminal Space

Cody Nickell is Gulfshore Playhouse’s Artistic Associate. He will be blogging every Tuesday throughout the 2014-2015 Season. I find myself for a very brief moment in a space between projects. The Mountaintop has just begun its journey in front of audiences, and my part of that march has now come to an end. The satisfaction of...

Sumpineruhther Pie
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Sumpineruhther Pie

Cody Nickell is Gulfshore Playhouse’s Artistic Associate. He will be blogging every Tuesday throughout the 2014-2015 Season. I love to cook. And my favorite kind of cooking is an all day, many process, complex flavor adventure in the kitchen. And more times than not, I like to add a little piece of an untried recipe or...

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Listen More Than I Talk

Cody Nickell is Gulfshore Playhouse’s Artistic Associate. He will be blogging every Tuesday throughout the 2014-2015 Season. It is sometimes hard to know how in-depth or detailed or substantive to get in these blog posts. They are meant to be a behind the scenes look into what goes into making a play or the many...

Would you be found wanting?
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Would you be found wanting?

Cody Nickell is Gulfshore Playhouse’s Artistic Associate. He will be blogging every Tuesday throughout the 2014-2015 Season. If suddenly faced with the knowledge of your imminent death, how would your choices, your sacrifices, time spent with family or at work, goals accomplished, moral character, how would all these stack up? Placed on the scales, being...

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And Then There Was One

It has been an astounding week. By the time of this blog’s publication on Tuesday, the festival will be over, we will have grudgingly and with heartfelt thanks sent the playwrights and actors home to their various cities, and we at Gulfshore Playhouse will be prepping for the start of rehearsal for The Mountaintop in...

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The Work Is Barely Beginning

Cody Nickell is a professional actor and director, and serves as Gulfshore Playhouse’s Artistic Associate. This upcoming season, Cody will be directing Gulfshore Playhouse’s productions of THE MOUNTAINTOP and BODY AWARENESS and starring in JACOB MARLEY’S CHRISTMAS CAROL. Catch Cody’s perspective this season with weekly blogs being posted every Tuesday.  I have the honor and privilege...

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