Back to the Green Room: Artist Self Care
Happy August/September all! Hope everyone is keeping well in yet more uncertain times in the arts world. To anyone affected by the latest announcements and are left in limbo, I feel ye. This is why I thought this month I’d send you guys a reminder to look after yourselves, and each other. Personal Time When…
Acting Tips for Complete Beginners!
By Rena Bryson This month I thought it would be fun to give some acting tips for complete beginners. As well as being a theatre maker I’ve been a drama teacher for over ten years and I’ve noticed a lot of habits repeating over the years. Here are some of the first bad habits I…
Goodbye, Bright Eyes
‘I can’t breathe’ ‘Stop!’ ‘He’s not moving!’ These words still ring through my ears since I, like many others, discovered the horrific last moments of George Flyod. How could this have happened? Why was this allowed in this day and age? Who are these people in uniform?
Actors in Media
For this month’s blog I wanted to explore how actors are portrayed in the media and explore what troupes consistently pop up. On Facebook and Instagram I asked for your help and I got lots of responses so thank you, it really helped. It also quickly became clear who is the first character that people…
Dinner and No Show
My first thought, rehearsals. How will we manage? Will we find another location? Will I have to sit feet away from people on the bus? As I walked home that evening I rang Rena to devise a plan.