Review: This is Our Youth (Red Turnip Theater)

The Play: This is Our Youth, by Kenneth Lonergan. The Plot: It’s the Reagan-era in New York City, where Warren Straub has been booted out of his home by his father—and conveniently, is $15,000 richer by way of filching from

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Review: This is Our Youth (Red Turnip Theater)

The Play: This is Our Youth, by Kenneth Lonergan. The Plot: It’s the Reagan-era in New York City, where Warren Straub has been booted out of his home by his father—and conveniently, is $15,000 richer by way of filching from

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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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Customizing Cabaret: One Night Stand

A quiet revolution has erupted in Philippine theatre in the past few years, as communities of performers grow with rising confidence in audiences to share and partake in more experimental fare. Proof positive of this are the increasing opportunities to

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Customizing Cabaret: One Night Stand

A quiet revolution has erupted in Philippine theatre in the past few years, as communities of performers grow with rising confidence in audiences to share and partake in more experimental fare. Proof positive of this are the increasing opportunities to

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