Monthly Archives: October 2011

A Bested Bladder and Sugary Goodness: Sunday 30th October

Today at work (yes on a Sunday) I was introduced to the members of the Gold Theatre troupe, and attended the read through for their next play, which is to be performed next month. This troupe is rather special in … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes and a Disappearing Priestess: Saturday 29th October

What better way to start your Saturday than a 07:15 commute to work on a packed train. Today I had to work an incredibly long day, as Saitma theatre was hosting a concert in the afternoon, whilst in the evening … Continue reading

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Matchmaking and a Possibly a Post Modern Ghost Story: Friday 28th October

Today my boss gave me free tickets to a Kabuki show on November 9th. I’m presuming that he realises that given the start time of 16:00 I will have to leave work early, but he seemed more concerned in telling … Continue reading

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Talking in Traffic and Copious Amounts of Dry Ice: Thursday 27th October

You know it’s going to be a good day when a man on a bike stops you in the middle of a road, just so that he can tell you ‘It’s a beautiful day and I am on my way … Continue reading

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Making an Impression and Something About an Ambulance: Wednesday 26th October

Today was the first day of my work placement, for which I was due to report to the theatre’s reception at 10:00. Thankfully I arrived at Setagaya Public theatre at 09:30, because when I did I realised that I was … Continue reading

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In Cahoots with McDonalds and Commercial Whoring: Tuesday 25th October

Why on earth do most of the shops in Tokyo not open until 10:00? Of equal pertinence, why on earth have I still not realised this after well over a year of living here? The inconvenience that this has caused … Continue reading

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Lecturing and Dramatic Communication: Monday 24th October

Today was the first day in a series of lectures that I am hosting at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, entitled: ‘Dramatic Communication’. Over the next 12 weeks or so I am to give a series of workshops that use … Continue reading

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