Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Divulging the Material that Will Create Your Solo Show

Creativity Coach and Comedian Alicia Dattner discusses how to put your life fodder together into a coherent and entertaining show.

Writing the story of your life (or any other made up story for that matter), and then performing it for others, can be a difficult task.  A one man show or one woman show however depends on your ability to reveal the nitty gritty of your story in a way that is fascinating and entertaining, as well as perceptive and often humorous as well.

Read the whole article HERE.

Monday, December 2, 2013

Setting Up systems, Letting Go of Goals

Let's say you want to put together a solo show. You could make it a goal to have it done by such and such deadline or to get it into such and such theatre or festival.

What if you removed the goal and just focused on the system for getting to your end point?

Interesting article: "Forget Setting Goals. Focus On This Instead."

Check it out HERE.