I hiked in Horton Plains in August. At the start of the trail, rangers inspect your belongings forbidding anything plastic. In front of me were two young men, probably Taiwanese judging from their accent. You follow them, my driver repeated for the 10th time. At first his nagging was cute, but on day 4, I couldn’t take it and brushed him […]Read more "An essay on silence from a hike in Sri Lanka"
I’m so happy to be back in Bangkok for the Bangkok Theatre Festival for the second year. You might have read about my rave of the Festival in The Straits Times. Last year I spent a few days here but I decided this year that I would spend a bit more time AND try to […]Read more "Hello from the Bangkok Theatre Festival 2014"
Welcome to MEDEA The journey to this moment where we now share in The Substation Theatre has been a relentless one. It began 18 month’s ago in a room upstairs with me trying to put to words, and question, why theatre matters. That question brought me to Bangkok to meet Tua Pradit Prasartthong, who showed […]Read more "MEDEA: Director’s Note"
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"
It’s been 5 days and time has really passed by really fast. I am barely over jetlag and counting down the days, I only have 5 more days left here in New York City. Too fast!! The process of rehearsal is better described as devising and experimentation. The Actor in this case is a vessel […]Read more "Country Directing Country: Day 5"