This week on Behind the Curtain, we talk to Atlanta theatre director Amanda Farnsworth about how she keeps theatre directing fun show after show. She discusses how to beat the ‘dog days’ leading up to tech week, where the jokes cease to be funny and everyone is starting to feel tired and burned out. Amanda has a […]
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One of the most inspiring clips I’ve seen about the arts and the importance of pursuing what you love—and what you were made to do in life:
Loved La La Land. LOVED it! A sweet, fresh and original movie with a lot to think about. Of all the parts I enjoyed, here was my highlight: Thought of my many creative, artistic friends and their hearts to make beautiful things.
This week on Behind the Curtain, artistic director Amanda Farnsworth talks about what inspires her most when she’s producing a new show or musical. Video Length: 1:31 (1 minute, 31 seconds) QUESTION: “What Inspires You as a Theatre Director?” AMANDA: “I get really inspired when the people who are acting on stage really start to care about the story […]
This week on Behind the Curtain we talk with artistic director Amanda Farnsworth about how school and community theatre is good for kids, creating a safe place for them to learn and experience joy and family. Video Length: 2:07 QUESTION: “Why is Theatre Good for Kids?” AMANDA: “The first time I saw a theatre production on stage my mind dripped out of […]
A nice featurette from a few years back covering New York City Ballet’s production of ‘Sleeping Beauty.’ A neat window into the creative and demanding world of dancing. I love how looking at the craft in other disciplines can inspire and inform!