01.16.15 Listen for Alecia’s voice in the new, 2015 advertising campaign for the Massachusetts energy savings program Mass Save.

    01.04.15 Alecia is pleased to make her début with Andover Choral Society as it celebrates its 85th season with a performance of Carl Orff’s iconic Carmina Burana. The concert, 25 January 2015, is guided by the baton of director Michael Driscoll and also features Bradford Gleim, baritone, and Christopher MacRae, tenor.

    09.30.14 Now available: the premiere studio recording of Carson Cooman‘s setting of Erin Morgenstern‘s Flax-Golden Tales, composed for storyteller and chamber orchestra. Alecia appears as the storyteller with CLARET, under the direction of Jeffrey Grossman.

    07.28.14 Alecia presented the world premiere of Celestial … Read more »

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FROM the PROFESSIONAL AUDITIONEE

  • Performance v. Appearance: As many of you know, I'm on twitter (@aleciabatson) and I tweet regularly. A few days ago, a big name talent agent—an American talent agent—tweeted something to the effect of, "white teeth are preferred; whiten your teeth." This tweet has been grating upon me.  Why would a talent agent encourage superficial beauty over quality of talent and caliber of technique? Why not foster an environment (or a twitter feed) wherein each actor is nurtured individually to become her/his best at her/his craft? I'm quite certain this agent isn't solely peddling toothpaste and mouthwash models. Who is steering the boat here? The