Author Topic: Name Dropping?  (Read 2058 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

StageMgr2Stars

  • Contributor
  • ***
  • Posts: 67
  • Gender: Female
    • View Profile
Name Dropping?
« on: Oct 10, 2007, 06:10 pm »
What is a good way to name drop in a cover letters? One of my professors has worked at many of the theatres I am applying to and we have been trying to find a way to put her name in the cover letter? I am having trouble finding a tasteful way to do it. Any ideas??


-Courtney
-C-

MarcieA

  • Permanent Resident
  • *****
  • Posts: 371
  • Gender: Female
    • View Profile
  • Affiliations: AEA, AGMA, SMA
  • Current Gig: PSM, Lake George Dinner Theatre/Tri Cities Opera
  • Experience: Professional
Re: Name Dropping?
« Reply #1 on: Oct 10, 2007, 06:47 pm »
I try to put it in the context of that person having worked there. I've often written something like this:

I recently spoke with Jane Smith, a co-worker of mine at Theatre  X, and former Stage Manager at Theatre Y (where you're applying to) in regards to her time at Y. It was encouraging to hear about how wonderful her experiences while she was at Y, and makes me especially interested to speak with you about the possibility of future employment.

Something like that.
Companions whom I loved and still love, tell them my song.

Tags:
 

Related Topics

  Subject / Started by Replies Last post
2 Replies
2142 Views
Last post Oct 26, 2007, 03:11 pm
by centaura
24 Replies
10243 Views
Last post Jan 14, 2008, 09:30 pm
by avkid