Behind the Scenes 1 There is something magical about Theatre. About the anticipation as the lights dim and silence decends. That expectant hush; the audience sitting in a charged space waiting for the lights and music, the performers and settings, to transport them into another world. Today, however, we are going behind the scenes toContinue reading “Where the Magic Happens”
The coexistence of Comedy and Tragedy in the age-old paradox of The Theatre Mask.
‘I don’t have a creative bone in my body!’ Honestly, some said this to me once. It made me sad that people could believe this about themselves and this is why. I believe that humans are inherently creative. If we weren’t, we would still be living in caves and foraging for food. Human survival isContinue reading “How Creativity Can Save the World”
‘I want to be a writer when I grow up,’ said a child version of myself.‘Don’t be silly, love. They have people who do that sort of thing,’ replied the responsible adult. I believed them, as children do, despite the fact that The Manchester Evening News had printed my stories and poems on its children’sContinue reading “It’s Never Too Late!”