Can’t believe we’re at the end of this phase of the journey. It is a very short phase but it has been quite intense. My body has just begun to get somewhat acclimatized to the below zero temperature and Eastern Standard time and it’s hard to imagine that I’ll be headed to Hong Kong to […]Read more "Country Directing Country: Showing"
I rounded up yesterday by watching Soulstory’s Evening Primrose Blossom for the Moon. I thought I was going to get to watch Pichet Klunchun’s Black and White too but I had misread the publicity materials. It wasn’t a double bill. Soulstory is a Japanese dance theatre company invited to take part in the Bangkok Theatre […]Read more "Bangkok Theatre Festival: Day 2"
I’m back here in Thailand for the Bangkok Theatre Festival on Tua’s encouragement and invitation. I’m only here for the weekend. I find Tua Pradit Prasartthong again at the Bangkok Arts and Cultural Centre where he is rehearsing for his next show opening next week. The socio-political backdrop is painted with demonstrations against a proposed […]Read more "Bangkok Theatre Festival: Day 1"
My schedule in Bangkok feels like my schedule back home. I suppose there are universal habits about being in theatre around the world: we’re nocturnal creatures more used to working only after the sun has passed high noon and calling it a day only long after it has set. I am holding workshops with some […]Read more "Workshopping with Bangkok Actors"
This trip marks a number of firsts for me. I’ve never flown into Bangkok via Don Meung Airpot, I’ve never taken a bus in Bangkok and I’ve never travelled to a foreign country JUST to be mentored by a director (good vibes for traveling in the future to work as a director and/or actor!). I […]Read more "Arriving in Bangkok"