Another letter from El Presidente Ben.
This session was a mixed bag of different styles which is to be applauded…
The dulcet tones of Paul Treasure drew me back to the light and BAM suddenly there were people on stage entertaining me.
Apologies to Session 4 but you were up against some three decades of tradition…
Seems auditioning and the afterlife hold great sway over our theatrical youth… perhaps the fear of facing both is a driving motivation?
… one point he highlighted across the board was pacing and ‘earn your pauses’.
For me, however, the first session highlighted how important good writing is, without which you’re behind the proverbial from the get go.