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I did an acting class at the Actors Centre in London and the teacher, Nikki Flacks, said memorising lines is just a muscular activity....
At the moment, I’m lucky enough to be doing a Meisner acting course with the Impulse Theatre Company. Yes, I know…an opera singer doing acting lessons?! Can this really be? Well, all I can say, is this is a new...
Ack, I know I’m not alone in the cash flow problems of working in the performing arts. Even after so many years in the industry I’m still working on ‘nipping this in the butt’. I’ve worked, honed and polished my...
As I was walking to my audition, today, the themed music for the Death Star from the ‘Star Wars’ kicked into my head with a bit of ‘Spamalot‘ glitch thrown in for comic relief. Why is an audition so scary?...
Well, this is not an original topic but, it seems to be one I’m always battling. I seem to spend a lot of time working at the administration work of being a singer and a lot less at the actual...
There’s all the noise in the press about the Olympics and boycotting because of Tibet, well, there is something right here in the UK which needs to be boycotted and that’s the Sony Radio Awards. I’m saying this because I...
Well, I’ve read an article this month in the Singer magazine, Personality traits by Mark Glanville, about how the personality of a singer doesn’t always align with their voice type and the problems that can arise from such a situation....
Just recently I went to the doctors in regards to physical ailments I’ve been having with 1  hip. It seems I have joints which hyper extend or as I know it are double jointed. I’ve heard about this when I...
I did an event recently where I had to leave before the end of the event. I always hate doing it, but often I find I need to go to rest. I would love to stick around for that drink...
Well, personally, I feel this is hog wash, but I am biased, as I am a singer who took the ‘higher education’ route. I studied music in high school, college and then ended up with a degree in Music –...