Okay, the whole of Australia is on fire, the UK has been dropped into Brexshit creek without a paddle, a boat, or a rubber ring, and everyone is saying we are on the verge of world war three. So, I suppose, in the scheme of things, me precariously wobbling onto another stepping stone in my acting career isn’t big news this week.
2010 to 2020
It’s been a whole ten years done and dusted, so I felt I should mark it in some way because it has been a monumental and most excellent decade *plays air guitar twiddle*
Actors often work as roleplayers in academic, medical and corporate organisations to help faciliate the learning of good communication skills. Organisations need people who can improvise, react authentically to the situation, use verbal and non-verbal cues, and feedback constructively on how the situation felt to them as their ‘character’
I had to be up at 5.30 in the morning to get up, get my face on, endeavor to look vaguely human, whilst not feeling at my best (I am not a morning person) and get to the film studio on time. It turned out to be one of those days on which everything just seemed to go right.
Last week in the deepest, darkest, nethers of Norfolk, I took part in performing in a Murder Mystery for the first time.
I had been approached, after the director of one of the productions I was working on, passed on my name to the owner of the company who runs the events. I felt incredibly humbled and grateful to be recommended on the basis of my acting with the theatre company.