“River God” | Madwoman Monologue

Here’s my audition for this year’s Madwoman’s Monologue production. I presented an excerpt from “River God” by Louise Hopewell. The piece is a reflection by a priceless South American river god statue who is upset at a CCTV camera invading his privacy. I decided to take it in a slightly different direction and asked myself, […]

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Simon Stephens – script analysis

My notes from the script analysis calls with Michael Abercrombie this week. What I like about Stephens’ work is the way that his characters are not perfect. Far from it. In fact, they are flawed and are simply trying to make do with what they have. I like that a lot. No pretence. It’s realistic […]

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“Cosi” (Doug)

Damian’s (StageMilk) feedback from my Doug monologue. Technical stuff Eliminate these distractions from my acting. Get these technical things sorted so they don’t take the audience’s attention. White shirt, white background = floating head. Don’t do it. Microphone was poor. I knew this already. I used the internal microphone in the camera. Bad move. I’ll […]

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“Beachside Stories” rehearsals

Rehearsals are going well and although I still can’t sing a note, I am having fun putting it out there! There’s something quite lovely about honest, simple story telling – it’s something that everyone can connect with and draw something from. THAT’s what I’m taking from this role – I’m really feeling a need to […]

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Beachside Stories | The Singing Butcher!

I’m really enjoying rehearsals for “Beachside Stories” (Director: Elizabeth Walley), produced by Melbourne Writers’ Theatre and Gasworks Art Park. We’ll be celebrating 5 prominent local Melbourne identities – sharing their stories and paying tributes to their wonderful contributions to their local communities. I have to say – it’s so nice to be involved in a […]

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