Is Every Artist A Tortured Artist?

Is Every Artist A Tortured Artist?

Is Art Always Born From Suffering? There are too many tragic tales of tortured Artists who suffered in order to create the work that earned them recognition. Van Gogh cut his own ear off, Amy Winehouse pressed self-destruct repeatedly until there were no more encores...
When in doubt, IMPROVISE

When in doubt, IMPROVISE

I have begun to realise there are certain skills I take for granted; skills I have acquired over the years which come as second nature to me. Only last week, I was forced to re-plan a session just moments before I delivered it, having been misinformed about the...
Size Isn’t Everything

Size Isn’t Everything

Never quite hitting the dizzying heights of 5′ myself, I am well aware that size isn’t everything. However, having just completed the┬ábiggest project of my career to date, I’m coming round to the fact that it does matter. This weekend, the curtain...
New Beginnings

New Beginnings

Taking the Plunge the First Time The last few months have been big ones in my professionally creative universe. They have marked and confirmed my return to full-time self-employment after a three year hiatus to run a high school Drama Department. In many ways, nothing...