Is a Theatre Career Solely for Those in Privilege?

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Read an article this morning from the UK with actor Brian Cox lamenting that acting may be a field increasingly left to the privileged alone.   Acting ‘cutting itself off’ from working class Britain, says Brian Cox Cox said today’s top actors were dominated by those educated at public school and that the profession should be “more mixed”. He said: … Read More

Theatre Infographics

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I absolutely adore infographics. Information on its own is wonderful, but when skillfully displayed in an easy-to-absorb, visually-appealing style, it’s an incredibly beautiful and engaging tool. That’s why I absolutely love this post about how Lume Labs created an infographic for the new season at the Royal Opera House. It’s theatre promotion updated to today and I adore it!   … Read More

Pitching Tips and a Crowd-Funded Theatre

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Sharing a couple of articles I stumbled across this morning.   How To Pitch Like A Pro (And Avoid Sounding Like A Rookie) It became apparent to me that the people who were the most successful in getting others on board with their ideas projected confidence but also humility. They pitched succinctly and without bragging. In contrast, the people who … Read More

NACL Theatre Intensive: Day 3

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Before I begin my summary of Day 3, there are a couple notes in regard to collective creation from yesterday that I forgot to include in my entry: If you enter a process with individuals bringing forth their own work in preparation, the work is coming in with meaning and clarity and bringing something in to the collective rather than … Read More