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Inspired

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It’s hard to pinpoint just one moment that sparked inspiration (makes it a little easier to narrow it down to just today!) I went to a lot of events today and talked to… Continue reading

Open a Window for a Brain Breathe

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The thing that really “broke” my brain (besides John’s delicious curry) was on the Hop on Hop off tour in Belfast. It was a sunny day; the tour guide was pleasant despite a… Continue reading

Process: My Procrastinating Creative Beast

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It may be an understatement to say that my process is a frustrating thing. I can honestly admit, I do not envy anyone who is handed the task of working with this process… Continue reading

Teddy the Showman

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Teddy to me is intriguing as he displays a severe amount of dramatic irony. His untouchable showman persona has a leak of vulnerability. He’s boastful on having control, yet he seems the pitiful… Continue reading

Brigid Exposed

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Brigid is a selfless, giving, person. She takes better care of her family than she ever would herself. She’s 23, but looks a few years older from the stress of family life and… Continue reading

Tinderbox Kernel

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  Belfast was a blast! We initially went to meet with Tinderbox Theatre, which was an awesome experience. Our host Hanna, who is Tinderbox Theatre’s dramaturge/literary manager, gave us a tour of the… Continue reading

Independence depends

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Fourth of July…right, gonna be honest, I seriously don’t care for the holiday. The balloons, the fireworks, the red white & blue splashed on every surface, the super patriotic ‘merican hoorahs! I’m not… Continue reading

Minnie Powell in O’Casey’s Shadow of a Gunman

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I think O’Casey purposely used Minnie as an ambiguous (in the sense of her purpose) character to make the audience think. On one hand her purpose seemed to be to portray heroes as… Continue reading

Midnight hope ride

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When asked to brainstorm over hope, I had one immediate thought: passive. I thought more on how hope can be passive and what that means for those that literally need hope. Just so… Continue reading

Wake up in the morning feeling like…

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It’s hard to capture the initial moment of being in a completely different world, but I’ll give it a try. First, the view from the air was beyond amazing. Coming out of the… Continue reading