Category Archives: Julius Caesar

Surfing on a wave of panic (2nd rehearsal)

Perhaps I was just tired?  I’d got back from Venice on Tuesday, had the first rehearsal on Wednesday night, unsuccessfully auditioned for the Olympics Games opening ceremony on Thursday night, gone out for what I thought would be a quiet … Continue reading

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The challenges of a collaborative artistic process – 1st Rehearsal

You can plan for a lot of things in a rehearsal process. I certainly believe in planning.  I had sent an email to the cast telling them what I expected and what to expect of the first rehearsal.  I had … Continue reading

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Sometimes talent really isn’t enough

.. to get you the role you want. Which, with my actor’s hat on is rather reassuring.  With my director’s hat on I find it slightly sad! Last Saturday I saw nearly 30 people at auditions for the Southside Players’ … Continue reading

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Democracy or Dictatorship a Directing Dilemma

I am about to embark on a very exciting project – directing Julius Caesar for Southside Players as part of RSC Open Stages.  We don’t perform until mid-February but on Friday we had our first production meeting. My aim for … Continue reading

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