Why actors are better at life

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This post was inspired by YouTube videos of Patsy Rodenburg and by watching clips of John Barton's Playing Shakespeare. I first happened upon acting when I was 10 years old. Of course, I'd always been a performer - I'd been dancing ballet since I was three, singing since I was five, playing the piano since I ...

Osama the Hero

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I want to talk a little bit about the play I've been rehearsing for the past few weeks. It's called Osama the Hero, by Dennis Kelly, and it tells the story of a student, Gary, who, when given an assignment about contemporary heroes, decides to speak about Osama Bin Laden, not foreseeing the consequences of ...

Shakespeare Revisited

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I don't think I've mentioned here that I'm taking part in a play right now at Palazzo Parisio, Naxxar, as part of the MADC's centenary celebrations. We're doing Shakespeare Revisited, which is a selection of scenes from some of Shakespeare's best-loved plays - Julius Caesar, Henry V, The Merchant of Venice, Twelfth Night and A ...