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Journeys and tests

I had a test on Tuesday. First one in a long time. I had been to classes, taken notes, thought about how these applied to practical situations and in different contexts, and on Tuesday I sat down to see if … Continue reading

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Owls and Krakens and Bears, Oh My!

I’m writing from an artists’ residency in Berlin that I am crashing. It’s called HomeBase and is all about bringing together artists from around the world together to work on notions of ‘home’ – I am not one of those … Continue reading

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Practice. Practice some more.

The difficult should become habitual, the habitual, easy, the easy, beautiful. –          S. M. Volonski quoted in Stanislavski’s Building a Character  The path to mastery is one of practice. As a kid I had this hope that I’d try something … Continue reading

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Thank You

I spend a lot of time being cynical about the theatre industry. There is a lot to be cynical about – whopping great piles of fuel for the furnace of anger – but a great deal of why I am … Continue reading

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Owl at the Kalk Bay Theatre

Briony and I have been spending most of the last week by sea. As you can guess by the overcast skies and glowering downpours, we weren’t lying on a beach. We were holed up at the Kalk Bay Theatre, getting … Continue reading

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The One Hour Rule

Since Owl finished I’ve been pretty overwhelmed. I’ve let things slide and even the work I have completed well was done in a state of anxiety. I’ve been staring at the pages and pages of To Do lists and feeling … Continue reading

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That was Owl – Coming soon

Part 2 is on it’s way. It just needs to be cut up into little bits after it crossed the 2 000 word mark. Sorry about that. I’m restructuring it so that it’s less ramble and more bang for your … Continue reading

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