A stage name (sometimes called a screen name) is a pseudonym used by performers and entertainers. The same concept is used across different mediums. Writers call it a pen name or nom de plume. Radio hosts call it a radio name or air name. Wrestlers call it a ring name. These aliases are very common for people in the public eye, and might be something for you to consider if you plan to enter one of these industries.
According to Éli Chau, putting together a successful Murder Mystery Night (MMN) is like writing a play, producing a movie, planning a gala, making an improv game, and dealing with divas all at once. As her co-host for the Marvel-themed extravaganza that took place on July 1, I can guarantee that this is 100% accurate. After months of blood, sweat, tears, caffeine, poke, wine, and macaroons, we finally pulled it off.
Here's the story of how Éli and I got away with the perfect murder.
...mystery. Murder Mystery. That's what I meant. Totally.
When I get asked what I study, or what I do for a living, I silently brace myself. I'm sure any young or aspiring actor can relate. Because once we tell these questioning people, or even when we hang out with family and friends who are not involved with our line of work, we get comments like these: