“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
Sam: I’m trying to find the courage to leave the work behind [Thoughts on the Rehearsal Process]
I’ve crashed head first into my character… it both physically and emotionally hurts. I don’t think I’ve ever taken a character so seriously. Rosita, in Lorca’s Dona Rosita the Spinster, was given to me for our latest production: my chance
Kyle: I feel like this grind is becoming as stressful as the previous grind of University course work
As I wake up each day, I reach my arms high and stretch pondering where my life will lead me. I feel that I am in a state of lingering patience, a patience that is wearing me thin. Finishing
Author David Mitchell Talks About Writing at the Vancouver Writers Fest
A couple of weeks ago I had an opportunity to listen to author David Mitchell (Cloud Atlas) talk about the creative process at the Vancouver Writers Fest. It was just as good as I thought it would be. Mitchell was
Theo Devaney: Honesty and ease with who you are reads as self-confidence and is infectious – and you need not be phoney or insensitive when being so.
“You need endurance to be an artist. Anyone can make art over short distances. To be an artist in your own eyes you need a relationship with your work over a long period of time. Try not to bow out
Tom Sutton: Break it down, math it out. Don’t worry about killing the mystery or the emotionality of it. In the end you still make beautiful things.
“I get excited when something I have drawn by hand moves on the page and looks as though its moving in three dimensions and with style. The novelty is huge.” About Tom Sutton Tom Sutton is an animation student, deep
Sam: Why Have We Forgotten How To Play? Reflections After A Day in The Forest.
Here’s my theory: life gets in the way. On a typical day, I wake up, grab a quick breakfast, wash off the sleep and head out the door. On particularly busy days, I’ll have my headphones on and will be
Greg: I don’t put the fate of my success in the hands of anybody but myself
As an artist, I think a project like this can be very beneficial in terms of staying focused and surrounding yourself with the right people. When you’ve chosen a creative path, a lot of times it can feel like you’re
Eleonora Duse, 1858-1924 (Artist Spotlight: Actor)
Eleonora was an Italian actress born in October, 1858. Born into a family of actors, she began her career at the age of four, and soon became a trailblazer in her craft. Her “style” was different from anything anyone had