Your Audience Can Be The Perfect Collaborator

Your Audience Can Be The Perfect Collaborator

I’m currently reading Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life by Anne Lamott because I want to improve my writing. I want to practise articulating my ideas with more clarity and make my writing more compelling.   In the chapter about Plot, she makes a...
Why Are We Never Seeking the Slow Fix?

Why Are We Never Seeking the Slow Fix?

The quick fix is the first thing we reach for, but is rarely the answer we need.   If we are looking for a permanent solution, or a system that will stand the test of time, it’s worth investing the time, money, energy and emotional labour in doing it right....
Make A Bolder Choice

Make A Bolder Choice

In a room full of actors today we were discussing what it means to make a bolder choice.   The rehearsal room is an environment designed for experimentation and creativity. While you’re developing a new work, you are encouraged to make bold choices about your own...
Be A Meaningful Specific

Be A Meaningful Specific

There’s a romance inherent in the idea of being a Renaissance man or woman. Leonardo da Vinci was famously a painter, scientist, engineer and mathematician.   But our contemporary heroes are more often famous for one primary talent or achievement. Steven Hawking...