Interview with Richard Cutting

Interview with RICHARD CUTTING (MILGRAM AND THE FASTWALKERS) I’d like to introduce my friend, writer, producer, director and actor Rich Cutting. He is the creator, writer and director of Milgram and the Fastwalkers which had over 2.5 million views in it’s first season. http://www.fastwalkerseries.com Question One: Victoria – How did you get the idea /…

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Warm Up Exercises Prior To Rehearsal

By Victoria Guthrie Warm Up Exercises Prior To Rehearsal Today’s rehearsal for Blood Sky began with a group of actors warming up which lasted about 30 minutes. These exercises are energy based and meant to release tension from the body and get energy free flowing throughout your being. Grounding is particularly important for an actor…

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Insights from Rehearsal

By Victoria Guthrie Should you pause at the beginning of a monologue? Today’s rehearsal for Blood Sky reminded me not to pause at the beginning of a line in a monologue. You will lose the interest of the audience. Start the sentence immediately, if you want to pause mid sentence or an image comes to…

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Solidifying lines in rehearsal

By Victoria Guthrie I was away for 10 days and had a terrific rehearsal full of depth and exploration today despite my previous absence from the cast. One of the reasons is I know the lines! When an actor is off book, there is complete freedom to take direction and react to others. The text…

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Voices from Rehearsal at Blood Skye

By Victoria Guthrie Table work is usually the first step of a rehearsal process. The rehearsal process for “Blood Sky” began with two days of table work. Day 1 we met everyone, read the script and brainstormed for ideas on getting special groups, press and industry to attend the show. Day 2 was a long…

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