Monologue feedback

Slow down the voice in my head. Separate the thoughts. Mark the blocking. Make definite choices. At the moment, it’s all a rush and I’m missing beats and tempo. It’s all blending into one. Don’t rush. Don’t play full stops as commas. Create the space to breathe and think. Know where I am at all […]

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Stanislavski’s approach to script analysis

I’ve been reading “Stanislavski and The Actor” (Jean Benedetti) and am really stoked to see how deeply my class’ approach to script analysis is grounded in Stanislavski’s work. My tutor really resonated with me when he spoke about us needing to earn the right to get on stage. He said it again this week – […]

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More Palin

I’m loving the challenge of playing Stephen Febble in Michael Palin’s “The Weekend”. I am so grateful to Michael Bond at Essendon Theatre Company for giving me this chance. Yeeeah!

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New Year. New Class. Monologues on the menu.

First week back at class and we are talking about our monologues for 1st term showcase. We’ll be performing in the round so I need something that allows me to move through the space. I ran through Brando’s “I coulda been a contender” riff from “On the Waterfront” but it wasn’t what Teacher was looking […]

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