Theatre is the Seeing Place
I’ve been toying with the idea of writing down my ideas for awhile. I see a lot of theatre, act in a lot of plays, and read a lot of books. It’s safe to say I’ve got a lot of opinions. Here will reside a collection of musings of everything I deem applicable to art. It is my belief that great art holds the mirror up to nature, spurs conversation necessary for social change, and provides the catharsis needed to heal on an individual and societal level. i am a champion of the power of myth, ideas, and the beauty that exists in each and every one of us. I am also an eternal optimist and believe that everyone always does the best that they can in whatever set of circumstances they find themselves in.
If I say something that you disagree with, I’d love to hear what you have to say. You have my respect just by being alive on this planet and I will honor the truth of your experience. Some of the greatest joys of my life are having my beliefs challenged, wading through ambiguity, and coming to a deeper understanding of what it is to be human. I want to be wrong! Because that means I’m growing.
If something I say makes you not want to work with me, that’s great! Self-select yourself out of my future pool of collaborators. I’ll speak from my truth of whatever moment I am writing and deep down I respect and champion every creative act in this world. We need everyone’s point of view, everyone’s great questions of life, and everyone’s flops. Only out of flopped productions can the true masterpieces rise. We’re all in this together. So let’s create great art.