I wished to challenge myself further in opting for a raw gripping drama with a hint of comedy. The idea of integrating technology into live theatre always terrified me, as something could easily go wrong whether it be timing of cues or technical faults. This fear was however one that I wished to face by embracing modern technology and combining it with old school live theatre.
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The honest Tale of Eva’s Echo.
Flash forward two months and I’m sitting on the set of Match sharing three boiled eggs with actor Killian Glynn. This would be our pre performance and only feast. I had learned the hard way that working in the arts and running an arts organisation are two very different things.
Offstage Stage Fright
‘Spot the drama student / actor!’ is a joke that I’ve always been familiar with. When with my group of friends and my family it was me who would be breaking into song, jumping in with witty comebacks or reciting Simpsons/Disney/Friends quotes. It would be fair to say that I was the clown in the group. Outside of that it was a different story.
My hot and cold relationship with the Theatre
Each year many wide eyed students leave their performing arts programmes envisioning the rom com relationship they will have with the arts and are disappointed when they realise the first five, ten or fifteen years may feel a lot more like ‘Misery’ then ‘Love Actually’.
Working 9 to Art
Sometimes, it gets to a point where one has to choose between an audition/call back/meeting or a pay cheque at the end of the week. For many, they sadly decline the opportunities so they won’t be let go. Many times, I think of the day where I can completely dedicate myself to my craft whilst making a decent living.