Creative Processes

Dramaturgy and the Tabletop Role-Playing Game

The task of adapting a given text to the stage is often put into hands of a playwright, sometimes with the guiding overview of the dramaturge.  Between the two, treatments are decided on how best to translate the text for

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Dramaturgy and the Tabletop Role-Playing Game

The task of adapting a given text to the stage is often put into hands of a playwright, sometimes with the guiding overview of the dramaturge.  Between the two, treatments are decided on how best to translate the text for

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An Actor’s Craft #2.2: Jenny Jamora

Continuing from where we left off, artist Jenny Jamora shares her journey through acting and directing. ~ I remember first watching you in William Finn’s Falsettoland and  March of the Falsettos (New Voice Company). In fact, I first thought you were a musical

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An Actor’s Craft #2.2: Jenny Jamora

Continuing from where we left off, artist Jenny Jamora shares her journey through acting and directing. ~ I remember first watching you in William Finn’s Falsettoland and  March of the Falsettos (New Voice Company). In fact, I first thought you were a musical

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An Actor’s Craft, #2.1: Jenny Jamora

Has it been that long since I last posted? Thanks to the blitz that was APEC and catching up work missed thanks to what pretty much an enforced holiday, I’ve been keeping mum (or more of, keeping afloat!) But I’m

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An Actor’s Craft, #2.1: Jenny Jamora

Has it been that long since I last posted? Thanks to the blitz that was APEC and catching up work missed thanks to what pretty much an enforced holiday, I’ve been keeping mum (or more of, keeping afloat!) But I’m

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Good Reads: The Dramatic Writer’s Companion

A few days ago I mentioned much I had enjoyed the book of The Horse and His Boy. It’s a comment that has raised a few questions that should be answered, namely: a) In theater, what is a book? b) How

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Good Reads: The Dramatic Writer’s Companion

A few days ago I mentioned much I had enjoyed the book of The Horse and His Boy. It’s a comment that has raised a few questions that should be answered, namely: a) In theater, what is a book? b) How

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An Actor’s Craft, #1.2: Ricci Chan, continued

Continuing from where we left off. We get a bit more technical here, discussing the hows: Let’s look at technique. Musically, could you describe your technique? Would you say it’s classical? My training’s been classical, but my performance has more

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An Actor’s Craft, #1.2: Ricci Chan, continued

Continuing from where we left off. We get a bit more technical here, discussing the hows: Let’s look at technique. Musically, could you describe your technique? Would you say it’s classical? My training’s been classical, but my performance has more

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An Actor’s Craft #1.1: Ricci Chan

I keep bringing it up ad nauseam, but my educator’s opinion is fixed on helping spread a theater vocabulary. While I believe that theater still has the power to make people feel certain things powerfully, the physical and somewhat technical

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An Actor’s Craft #1.1: Ricci Chan

I keep bringing it up ad nauseam, but my educator’s opinion is fixed on helping spread a theater vocabulary. While I believe that theater still has the power to make people feel certain things powerfully, the physical and somewhat technical

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Reviewing Practices: Press Nights and Obligations

November is an exciting month for the Manila theater scene as four plays are opening within weeks of each other: Red Turnip Theater’s  This is Our Youth, Trumpets’ The Horse and His Boy, Repertory Philippines’ The Secret Garden, and Atlantis Productions’ Bridges of Madison

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Reviewing Practices: Press Nights and Obligations

November is an exciting month for the Manila theater scene as four plays are opening within weeks of each other: Red Turnip Theater’s  This is Our Youth, Trumpets’ The Horse and His Boy, Repertory Philippines’ The Secret Garden, and Atlantis Productions’ Bridges of Madison

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What Does a Dramaturge Do Anyway?

“What do you as a dramaturge?” This has been the most frequently asked question I’ve received since returning to do professional work in theater. Are you the director? No. Are you the writer? No. So what do you do anyway?

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What Does a Dramaturge Do Anyway?

“What do you as a dramaturge?” This has been the most frequently asked question I’ve received since returning to do professional work in theater. Are you the director? No. Are you the writer? No. So what do you do anyway?

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