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I read a lot of very inspiring advice about generating ensemble work. And most of it makes me feel really bad. I know how important it is to build trust and take risks. I know about engaging in the flow of the work, setting aside fears about endpoints and fully connecting with each, individual collaborator. I know how to say the right words, how to craft the pretense of expertise. All that “knowledge” makes me feel like a fraud. When I step back from myself and hear the voice of a collaborator accusing me—with a laugh, understand—of hating all her ideas, I want to tear off my skin, rebuild my breath, and start over. And that’s why I keep returning to the rehearsal room. Am I alone is this? Perhaps this blog will help me find out. Here, I will

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