Art is violent. To be decisive is violent. Antonin Artaud defined cruelty as ‘unrelenting decisiveness, diligence, strictness’. To place a chair at a particular angle on the stage destroys every other possible choice, every other option. When an actor achieves a spontaneous, intuitive, or passionate moment in rehearsal, the director utters the fateful words ‘keep […]Read more "Acting is violent"
I admit it. I’m not someone who revels in taking pictures. It takes too much effort to look all perky and hot because you know you better because in this digital age, that picture you take will one day land on Facebook or be forever digitized somewhere. And that’s just the everyday pictures. Publicity shoots […]Read more "That awkward moment when you have to pose"
Raul Esparza Hunter Ryana Herdlicka Adrian Lester in a Donmar production John BarrowmanRead more "Variations on Marry Me"