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In the beginning…

In the beginning…

There was vulnerability. This video is footage from Pollyanna’s initial audition for ArtsLab 12, it features some of the wonderful artists (such as Michael Piggot, Augusta Supple, Erica Brennan) that work at Shopfront Theatre. Pollyanna is very grateful they accepted her into the program with this odd audition. The footage also includes a voice recording […]


To pick up where I left off last time and to round off this ArtsLab blogging business.

To pick up where I left off last time and to round off this ArtsLab blogging business.

It took six months to render A Feat Incomplete and like a scientific experiment I have it all catalogued and pinned to my insides. It took two characters, seven basic plots, Colman Barks, Quantum Mechanics, 3 mushrooms, ox horns, many emails, pages and pages of writing, Aristotle, Barbra Walker, 20k of Vermiculite, half the furnishings […]


Looking For the Spoors of Origins Yet to Come. Those That Feed on the Decomposing Matter of Everything That Came Before.

Looking For the Spoors of Origins Yet to Come. Those That Feed on the Decomposing Matter of Everything That Came Before.

More conversations. More learning. More. Some of the many spoors left behind as ArtsLab11 finishes.


Recording my Language.

Recording my Language.

Right yeah like…Basic property of storytelling  is language so it’s not surprising right that I have come smack up against written and spoken langue during this piece.  On the home stretch now may be the time to try and enter into langue to describe my battle with it. (Is this ironic?? I still don’t understand […]


Wild Art II

Wild Art II

A day spent jamming to put ease my fears and put me in a good pace for ArtsLab phase three.


Post ‘Post Work in Progress Blog’

Post ‘Post Work in Progress Blog’

Detangling the Personal and the Professional. Drawing lines in the dirt. A Second post Work in Progress showing blog after some time in the Suggestion Box.


Suggestion Box

Suggestion Box

‘Sometimes I wish I could exist inside a box where nothing was a surprise there is absolutely nothing obscured in shadow and there is no room for emotion. I wish we all lived in those boxes and never met one another and had no fun. It would then be simple to exist and simple to breath.’


Wild ART

Wild ART

But you know spending countless hours alone in a room
with nought but yourself and your bizarre imagination is bound to have that outcome at some point.


TEDx Feathers, Seduction, and Light Bulb moments.

TEDx Feathers, Seduction, and Light Bulb moments.

  I was lucky enough to be invited into the theatre audience for the TEDx conference on Saturday and I wish I could sum up my experience succinctly but it was like 10 hours of big, big ideas being shared and I don’t think I really could even if I tried. I will say this […]


Directing Flesh!

Directing Flesh!

Flesh meats Mind. A conversation with David Finnigan puts things into persective.


Anxiety and Sercurity

Anxiety and Sercurity

Eve Ensler Speaks about the dangers of ecurity on TED. Here are some brief thoughts about my own struggle with security and anxiety. How this struggle is shaping my approach to work as a whole and to this creative development in particular.