This blog discusses why it's actually good to play similar characters and how to create around your favorite character traits.
(Cover photo by Bret Lehne at Inside Hamlet 2017, Run 2.) This blog is a touch more personal than I usually write, but sometimes the personal can help you reflect on things professionally. I hope people take the lesson from this that I did, and my own reflections help others see their work and ability … Continue reading Permission to Grieve (in Gaming…)
(This is an old post from an old, old blog I used to run. It seemed quite relevant to my work nowadays, so I wanted to repost things here. Written by Ericka Skirpan, 2013) It has always been important to me, as a gamer and a storyteller, to live in the moment. Now, you may … Continue reading Meyerhold Onto That Feeling
I'm going to preface this post by saying I have a BFA in theater, have been acting (and studying various forms of 'method') for 25 years, was a director for 10 years, and have a lot of LARP feelings about this. What Americans recognize as 'Method Acting' nowdays is not something that can or should … Continue reading Method Acting vs. LARPing: A Dangerous Mix