A Failure Story by Lauren Donnelly I fell in love with acting at an early age. As a child, I was attracted to acting because it promised to make real the imaginary worlds I could enter vicariously through books and
Nothing puts my pulse on turbo quite like recognition – by Kyle Gest
Success bewilders me. It’s not that I don’t want it. Crave it. Need it. It’s that despite my predilection for creative independence, my reality has twisted so grotesquely that everything appears as if it’s going all… Right. Everything’s alright? I’m
“My greatest failure was using drugs as a tool for my creativity” – a personal story by Cynthia Janisse
I’m here to tell you about my greatest failure, as a daughter, as a friend, and as an artist. I have always been an artist, for as long as I can remember I’ve been doodling in a book. It became
Victor: It’s frustrating to see the life you want through a haze and to keep letting it slip from your hands.
Oh boy, this last month was a doozy. My circumstances seem to be in no way different from before, but the panic of never escaping a cycle I can now more clearly see has rocked me and almost made me
Alex Coles: There’s always something more that you could do to succeed. ‘Extraordinary results require extraordinary effort.’
“You have to be confident and brave enough to put yourself out there, because nothing is more fragile than your ideas. Someone’s ideas. You’re really exposing yourself anytime you’re creating something, because it’s coming directly from you. And it takes
Sarah: A formal interview that I conducted with myself
To close out the year I thought I’d flex my newfound journalism muscles by sitting down with myself and conducting a formal interview. Please, enjoy. — It’s 4AM on a Monday morning and Sarah is sitting wrapped in a
Sam: They want me to be myself onstage, but I can’t do that. I’m afraid of being a fraud.
The Russians are kicking my ass, and I can’t wrap my head around why. I’m fortunate enough to be studying in Moscow right now. At GITIS. Where acting- or what is now today seen to be the art acting- was
Jane Hancock: There was a moment when I decided that I would have to contribute to my success, and decide what success even meant to me.
Be honest, about your craft and with yourself. Find out why you want to do this, why you love it, because if you don’t know then it will eat you alive on the days when it’s difficult and it