The best way to understand Shakespeare play is to see you or I ideally to participate in it. By examining a range of productions, we may gain a sense of the extraordinary variety of approaches and interpretations that are possible – a variety that give ‘Shakespeare his unique capacity to be reinvented and made “our … More Romeo and Juliet in performance
“One day we were in the makeup trailer and someone was brushing out Benedict’s stunt double’s wig, and we decided to put Martin on it. We put Sherlock’s coat on him and stood him on top of one of those makeup chairs so he looked tall and took the photo from low down. And when … More For all my nerdy friends:
Writing for theatre is a whole different game to writing for any other medium. Maybe it sounds like the most obvious statement ever, but I think what it really means is only just starting to hit me. Recently I have been reading the Frantic Assembly Book of Devising Theatre – a great read for any … More Writing for Theatre
Theatre Production Seminar classes production of Edward Albee’s master piece.
Theatre Production Seminar Final Productions: What I Did Written by Cassidy Buenz
There is a lush thunder storm playing outside my window and screen door. I’ve holed myself up next to the door listening to the late night noise. As a child, night was my most creative time of the day. As I grew up, I learned that all humans are more creative at night, before bed … More Director’s Block
…is being allowed to explore the truth of experiences I’ve never had and feelings that are not my own. Playing different characters in different fictions and different worlds is like traveling to foreign countries. Characters I play may do things differently from me, may feel differently, may react differently in different situations, but they are … More “The best thing about acting…