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Act without doing;
work without effort.
Think of the small as large
and the few as many.
Confront the difficult
while it is still easy;
accomplish the great task
by a series of small acts.

The Master never reaches for the great;
thus he achieves greatness.
When he runs into a difficulty,
he stops and gives himself to it.
He doesn't cling to his own comfort;
thus problems are no problem for him.

Tao Te Ching   number 63
After nearly 45 years in the field I firmly believe, in addition to one’s intrinsic talent, an actor’s creative expression is limited only by his/her own mind and ability to imagine, to pretend, and to ‘make believe.' I do not teach with any social agenda or political bent. I have always believed the Sciences define what life is, while the Arts attempt to explain it. My personal journey as an artist in the theatre has been and continues to be just that: to explore, to illuminate, to respect the ideas of the playwright, and to reflect the passions of the character. As a tutor It is my goal to accomplish the same with my students and in doing so, to discover how much they, in turn, will enlighten me.
By properly funneling imaginative vigor, it is possible to create a more powerful presence and state of concentration onstage. Once freed from the constraints of self-limitations, an actor can truly take us anywhere and on any journey, because imaginary forces work. Please email me for an appointment.
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