We all learn from our mistakes, but this is especially true for those beginning a career in the arts. These are a just a few of the lessons I’ve learned throughout my career in the arts. There is no Right Way A piece of art whether it be a performance, a painting or a piece…
We are so excited to offically announce the launch of Echo Acting! In September classes in both Galway and Athlone will begin. Through each eight week programme you will explore different acting methods, experiment with different genres, build confidence and have lots of laughs along the way. Find out more
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…
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.
The Taming of the Blues
By Hazel Doolan Post show blues, I’ve been aware of it since my youth theatre days but never really understood what it was. All I knew was that sinking feeling of sadness, fidgetiness and worry the day after closing night. Will our next show be as good? Will I get as good a role next…