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  • Is Scriptwriting Dead to Devised Theatre?

    • 4 April, 2017

    Scriptwriting can be said to be the antithesis of devised theatre. While scriptwriting places a writer as the chief storyteller, devised theatre aims to create collaborative works that are built…
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  • Don’t Fear the Audition

    • 24 March, 2017

    Before walking into the audition room, preparation is key. Some people spend weeks, months even years preparing for an audition in the hopes of getting that one role. But sometimes,…
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  • Afterthoughts: Flipped! & One Act Plays

    • 22 March, 2017

    Just recently, HCAC staged ‘Flipped!’, a showcase of works produced from the ‘One Act Plays’ workshop instructed by Toby Papazoglou. Meet with the people who experienced the workshop first hand!…
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  • Maintaining the Actor’s Duality

    • 20 March, 2017

    It is often the goal of an actor to play a role the best way that they can. To bring truthfulness and authenticity to the character so that when the…
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  • Script Analysis: An Actor’s Playground

    • 12 March, 2017

    As actors, we are given the important job of telling a believable story through the experiences of a fictional character. Making a character and story believable, interesting and emotionally evocative…
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  • More Therapy Than Theatre: A Review of Acting 101 at HCAC

    • 8 March, 2017

    An acting workshop with Kamil Haque is not what you might expect. Instead of reading out lines from Shakespeare, or even doing physical warm up and characterization exercises, we (the…
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