Finding Fulfillment

Finding Fulfillment

Fulfillment isn’t something we achieve but rather something that we experience from moment to moment.  Every art offers that possibility and most, if not all people drawn to the arts are looking for that fulfillment. Even if someone is simply drawn to the art of...
The Audience

The Audience

The audience is the most revered member of the theatre. Without an audience, there is no theatre. Every technique learned by the actor, every curtain and flat on the stage, every careful analysis by the director, every coordinated scene, is for the enjoyment of the...
Dignity Versus Recognition

Dignity Versus Recognition

There is a kind of nobility, or dignity, in art. This dignity is earned by the willingness of the artist to give up themselves. It is earned by their willingness and ability to give themselves over to the art, to the role, to the training, to the process, to the...
Impulse: Freedom in Performance

Impulse: Freedom in Performance

Learning to drop the plan and follow impulses is acquired learning. In the beginning, it feels like you’re throwing off a nice, warm blanket. You’ve worked through the scene, and you have it all planned out. You are lying all comfy in bed. And then, the blanket comes...