2016

Is your brain really wired for multi-tasking?

13 December

Q: Tell us about multi-tasking.
A: It doesn’t exist.

Did you leave your communication baggage at the door?

24 October

There is a saying in the theatre ‘leave your baggage at the door’. It means that you are present in the moment and not thinking about the argument you had with your brother/mother/child this morning. It means that you present yourself as a professional and allow yourself to focus on the character’s reality and leave your own problems out of the equation.

Do you have an invisible behaviour?

6 October

Our reactions and what we communicate – through our body language, voice, and actions – can drastically influence the outcome of a situation, and many of our reactions are instinctive – we make an ‘invisible’ decision to react in certain ways depending on the situation.

An Artist’s Top Five Tips to Surviving Sydney Fringe Festival

15 September

Start early, be brave, market yourself, ask for help and enjoy the ride.

The Great Australian Blight

5 September

When it comes to speaking in public or being effective in the business world, we can fail dismally without even realising!  Those filler words make us seem underconfident, undecided and unprepared.

What do I do with my hands?

3 August

The power of gesture is extraordinary. We decipher meaning from gestures every waking moment of our personal and professional lives. Gestures can almost entirely influence the way we interpret what someone is trying to say.

Could you handle the political hot seat?

30 June

Navigate tricky on-the-spot moments with these acting tips.

What is endowment, and how can I use it to succeed in the workplace?

1 April

Endowment is about the way we relate to one another, and how our expectations and preconceived opinions shape our responses and interactions with others. When actors are creating a character they endow the other actors in the scene with a relationship and with an emotion; this then colours the reactions/interaction between the actors throughout the scene.

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