I have this memory of my grandfather and I. On a Thursday, I was about to leave early from the family’s weekly dinner at my grandfather’s house on Wolskel Road. My grandfather asked where I was going, and for what. I was either performing or rehearsing for a show. Which show was inconsequential, but the […]Read more "Reflections: Liao Zhai Rocks《聊斋》 (2019上海国际音乐剧节)"
In my thirty years of work with actors’ speaking voices I have focused on breath as the vital active ingredient for physical sound-making as well as for the expression of ideas. “Inspiration” denotes both the physical act of breathing in, and the mental act of creating a thought. The expiration (breathing out) or expression of […]Read more "Inspiration as Breath"
In the last two months, through rehearsals and the performance run, I have attended two weddings and welcomed my niece into the world.Read more "13.13.13 : A Director’s Statement"
This happened today, plus we get to work with the set already (no spoilers here)! This team is truly something…so thankful. via Instagram https://ift.tt/2u3COWARead more "13.13.13., July 3rd: And we are in week 3!"
I’m one of those actors who take forever to get lines down, and I’ve always had this huge anxiety (hope?) to be off book by the first day of rehearsal. It rarely happens because when you include the direction and the energy of your fellow actors, whatever you had planned or how you had planned […]Read more "13.13.13 Process: Rehearsing with Projected Text"