Produce It Yourself

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Found this fantastic brainstorm session with a variety of artists speaking about producing your work. As an emerging artist and someone who has self-produced (and likely will again), there is some great conversation along with ideas of things that may work and some specific take-aways I plan to use next time I’m rounding up sponsorship dollars. It’s a bit of … Read More

Research Mode: On

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I’ve recently made the leap from scouring bits and bytes of data and meetings with artists in order to find a way to direct The Fantastical Adventures of [Not] Being With You to actually checking out theatres on my own. Just last Friday, I attended the double-bill production of Baby Boomers and The Confetti Maker at New Diorama Theatre.   … Read More

Knee-Deep in Tables & Spreadsheets

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This is the stage where you get your stuff together. I’ve spent my time recently on creating tables and spreadsheets to help me keep track of all the tasks I have to take care of, plus all of the research I need to do. The most important document is my massive To-Do list:     I’ve also saved this as … Read More

Meetings

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The past period I’ve spent trying to arrange meetings and make contacts. Last week I met with a potential Stage Manager for The Fantastical Adventures of [Not] Being With You. The conversation went quite well and he’s due to get back to me by this weekend in regard to a final decision, pending a reading of the script, as I … Read More

Fear

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I’ve been in London for over 2 months and done very little in regard to theatre. I’ve been distracting myself with excuses like finding a day-job and a flat and on and on. Of course this is all stemming from fear. Fear of being in a new scene with different rules, having to start from scratch and establish myself. Fear … Read More