For Art’s Sake

For Art’s Sake

Since new year I’ve launched myself into various creative projects, collaboratively. “But why pay to travel to do unpaid projects?” cried some of my very caring business-orientated friends. There are several simple answers: I like the people I want...
2018: Time to Reflect

2018: Time to Reflect

It’s that universal time for reflection. Well, this year has been just incredible. I have grown such a great deal, both on an artistic and personal level. In the first few months my physio’s training restrictions were finally lifted after a good MRI report on my...
The Magic Behind The Mask

The Magic Behind The Mask

Stage performance allows a unique connection with an audience. So how do you connect with an audience, silently, with a full mask covering your face? How do you connect with other actors or your props on the stage when you can barely see? I found out how to do both of...
Got Wood? (Save our ancient trees!)

Got Wood? (Save our ancient trees!)

Several days ago, The Woodland Trust’s current petition link to save ancient trees and woodland popped up on my newsfeed, shared by a friend. Immediately an idea came to me: a man body painted, with a chopped tree trunk rising up from his legs. Body painting is...
The Pink Identity

The Pink Identity

I recently came across Chanel, who is a Birmingham based photographer. She was working on a project inspired by the themes of gender and gender identity and wanted to use shades of pink and purple on her male model, Tristan. Going forward I want to challenge myself...
‘E’ is for Easter and…

‘E’ is for Easter and…

…ECSPC exam! We all know an acting or performance career is a competitive one. Many believe having additional skills is a must. Whether this is necessary for survival as an actress, I can’t say. In any case, when I pursue a new skill, it’s a labour...