Great Expectations

Next week, Theatre Aquarius puts on its Reading Week. The artists in the various programs that Theatre Aquarius supports during the theatre season will get a chance to present an excerpt from the piece that they’ve been working on. My turn is on Wednesday (June 19). It’s always good to get your work in front…

30 Day Challenges

Woo hoo!  I just completed 30 days of writing a daily blog post.  I haven’t written 30 consecutive, regular posts in a year, let alone in a month. That’s why I like 30 Day Challenges.  It’s long enough to be difficult but not long enough to be daunting.  You can stretch yourself but there is…

Visualization isn’t Magic

When I tell people that I visualize, some of them give me a skeptical glance. I think many people associate the concept of visualization as some kind of hocus pocus that people employ with The Law of Attraction. You visualize something that you want to happen and miraculously it happens. I haven’t tried that kind…

Does Talent Exist?

Is there such a thing as talent? Does it exist? The more I think about it, the less likely I think it is. There’s definitely skill acquisition, but I think talent is a myth. I think we call people talented because we see the result of their hard work and perseverance. And because we see…