This is a blog, the first one in a long time, for all the people I talk to at conferences trying to figure out how to make a living or have a career, who asks questions because I’ve been lucky and because I’ve been unorthodox in doing so.
Theater with a capital T- theater of the institution, theater of the bottom dollar, theater that takes non profit money but wants to behave like a commercial enterprise- makes me generally sad and uninterested in doing theater anymore. I actually need to thank capital T theater. I made a feature length film this summer that is already looking at distribution- that I co-wrote, co-directed and co-created with my friends- a repertory theater of people I’ve made work with for years. If capital T didn’t position itself to shut folks like them and myself out I wouldn’t have accomplished one of my biggest dreams. So CAPITAL T- THANK YOU.
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