I've been thinking about my realisation from yesterday and I've got some more: That's what we're watching when we watch acting. People looking like they are thinking that they are somewhere doing something, when actually they are on a stage, or a film set or whatever. Our participation in that deception, that game, is the thrill. "He looks like..." In other words, I have observed, we are observing. "...he really is thinking..." doesn't mean he is thinking this, only that it l
Just been auditioning people - lots of people - and realised that my old mantra of "Head-body-feet" is wrong. It should be "feet body head". Movements begin in the feet, develop into feelings in the body, and finally become thoughts in the head.
It looks like it's official - Blind Summit's Le Rossignol, made in Bregenz in 2014, directed by Mark, will be revived at WNO in 2020 in a double bill with Bluebeard starring Bryn Terfel and directed by David Pountney. We're dusting off the puppets... CLICK FOR MORE ABOUT WNO's 2019-20 SEASON ANNOUNCEMENT