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Add Art to Your Travels28-3-16

When I travel I'm known as a flashpacker. A flashpacker is a person who travels with their laptop and other technological needs, stays at a nicer hostel, but enjoys the backpacking experience more than staying in a resort or hotel. I choose to hostel and make new friends while on my trip. I also choose to document my journey online while I do it.

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Social Media as a Viable Tool for the Arts18-3-15

Recently, I attended a conference talk about advertising and the arts. One common question was asked in all the sessions. "Do you have experience in using social media and the inter-web in promoting theatre?" But it makes me think about how the landscape of theatrical advertising and outreach is changing in our modern era. In the "olden days" all one had was the three basics: 1) word of mouth 2) print 3) radio and tv...

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How to Get a Rehearsal Room in Town17-11-14

One thing we all search for in a busy city like Hong Kong is space to rehearse our shows in. Space is a commodity in this town. The local theatre/dance producers are always on the search for any open spaces to rehearse their plays for cheap. We don't really have this issue in more spacious countries like the good ol' US of A due to the large size of our living rooms and open community centers. Here's my tips for finding a rehearsal space in Hong Kong that won't eat away 1/2 of your budget.

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Art and Charity21-2-14

Art and charity often go hand in hand in this town. You often see shows where people are giving sections of their profits to charity or holding charity concerts with local talent. Doing something good with your art is an important part of being an artist. Here are some great examples of charity and art blending in town...

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Theatre Game of the Week #1918-2-13

A great active learning game that works on skills development and getting ESL learners to recall object names. Fantastic for primary age kids.

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Note from a House Manager5-2-13

Dear Rude Audience Member,

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Podcast Questions: Dance!29-1-13

On Thursday we're recording our second podcast.

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Theatre Game of the Week #1628-1-13

One of Aristotle's 6 principals of drama is rhythm. Here is a game that helps students play with the concept of rhythm. It works really well with primary school kids.

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Memorizing Tips of the Trade27-1-13

The hardest part of being in a play besides the whole "acting" thing is having to memorize all those words the silly playwright has written for you. Memorizing can be a daunting task for some people. I can't memorize a script by just reading it over and over. I'm a tactile learner so I learn best by alternative methods. Here are my tips of the trade.

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Money Saving Tips 25-1-13

Many of us have the new year's resolution to save money. I may not be an expert in all things finance but there is one thing I'm good at - putting on a show for cheap.

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