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Exam

Today is the first part of the application process for the National Theater School. First task. The exam.

Never wish someone luck. Wish them success.

Thoughts

Becoming Sarah: Part Four

Divorcing the Director

When directing a show, there are certain types of actors that are hard to direct. The divas, the drama queens and the slackers provide obvious challenges. 1,176 more words

Chaotic Creativity

Performance

Having had some experience with both low-level scripted acting and low-level improvisational performance, I can say that acting itself is quite enjoyable, and inhabiting another character is fun, really regardless of the character’s traits. 540 more words

False front

A winning smile
hides a heart in pain.
Lips mouth the scripted words.
Nothing more than empty platitudes.
Performing the routine,
motions by rote memory. 18 more words

Melbourne Theatre Company’s play ‘SHIT’- Review

“They have shit, and we have shit.
It’s all just different shit.”

‘SHIT’ is Dee & Cornelius’ contribution to the Neon Festival of Independent Theatre… 301 more words

Acting

But Thy Eternal Summer Shall Not Fade

https://jackshalomdotnet.files.wordpress.com/2015/07/shakespeare-sonnet-slam-2015-final-edit.mp3

The Fifth Annual Shakespeare’s Birthday Slam took place a while back. I got to talk to the Producer of the Slam, Melinda Hall, and we had a great chat about the sonnets, their history, Shakespeare, Bill Gates, what it takes to survive as an artist in the world, and a knockout reading of “Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day” by actor Richard Thomas. 18 more words

Performance