Stop Being Afraid To Write What Happened | Writing Advice

Should we really write so personally? All these examples of poetry, novels, blogs and plays that are so heavily grounded in a real-life situation, should we really be so open? Absolutely! With a few important side-notes and a powerful fearlessness, being so honest and open not only heals us, but it has the potential to … Continue reading Stop Being Afraid To Write What Happened | Writing Advice

How To Be A ‘Creative’ And Deal With Mental Illness

When you're a creative type of person and you take the decision to pursue a career in one of the many creative sectors, especially those heavily public ones, many will agree that the chances of you suffering some form of mental illness are quite high. That is not to defer anyone from following their dreams, … Continue reading How To Be A ‘Creative’ And Deal With Mental Illness

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Seeking To Understand; Creating To Survive.

The reason creativity and the arts are so important is that they lay the foundations for a personal support network and a fundamentally beautiful way of perceiving the world. Last night I wrote a poem (pictured below) about the reason I write, and the fact without doing so, I would struggle to emotionally survive as … Continue reading Seeking To Understand; Creating To Survive.

The Box by Badac Theatre | A Theatre Review

12 years ago I began my acting career in an amateur theatre company called MACYouth Theatre. Many years before that I encountered theatre for the first time. Two big moments in my life and in relation to theatre. 'The Box' and, for that matter, 'Badac Theatre' is yet another significant moment in my theatre experience. … Continue reading The Box by Badac Theatre | A Theatre Review

‘DESTINED’ | New Poem + Explanation

There is a reason we are here, although it all seems arbitrary some days, we all have a purpose, we all have a dream, and we are all capable of reaching it. Like a filmic epiphany I have finally reached a point where I am, without a doubt, certain that the only career I can … Continue reading ‘DESTINED’ | New Poem + Explanation

The Power of Acting and Returning To School

Four years ago I performed one of the most important performances of my life. Why was it so important? Because it was my Year 12 final performance, but more than that it was the first performance of my acting and social progression of its kind. It was intense, it was challenging and completely out of … Continue reading The Power of Acting and Returning To School