Tribalism is coded into our DNA. As humans we have, for centuries, arranged ourselves into clans – we lived, hunted, and died together as groups, mainly geographically to begin with but as we have evolved we herd together according to class, gender, geography and, crucially for the creative, interests.
Self-regulation has not worked, it does not support or nurture our students and it is dangerous that neither Spotlight, nor Equity, not the Federation considered mental health an important enough issue to mention. It comes to a point where we must ask whether self-regulation is merely self-interest.
On Monday I visited the House of Commons, Portcullis House to be precise, to meet with the Conservative Policy Forum and discuss Arts funding in the UK.
It is ingrained in us to fear the forest. Fairytales from our childhood paint the forest as a fearful place.
In order to understand your life backwards you need to begin by acknowledging your past achievements.
Recently I fell down some stairs and broke a bone in my foot. I’ve been on crutches and a stability boot for about a month now and will have the boot on for about another month. No worries, I’m up and about, getting to work, going to the theatre, it’s all good, right?
When you walk into an audition room, we’re noticing a lot of things – not just the actual audition, but your technique at the same time. It’s the same with a self-tape, we’re not only looking at the actual reading, we’re also getting an idea of your camera technique.
Got a dream? Seems too big to ever come true? No idea where to start? Try HUGGing it out.
I can’t imagine life without a smartphone and there are some apps I use every single day. Aside from the usual ones like Gmail, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, there are some apps I use every single day