My prompt for today was to tell everyone about this photo!
My darling sister lovingly took photos of me as I was being dunked in a water tank for a BCMA fundraiser. It was cold. Damn cold. But at least I had dunking companions and a funky suit onesy to make the experience bearable.
My Uncle, who had arrived at the event with my sister and nephew remarked on how brave I was to be dunked. I thought this was interesting as I didn’t really summon up any courage to do it. I just had to sit on a plank and climb out of a tub of cold water. But it got me thinking later about the boundaries that define people. What one person finds scary, another thinks is a walk in the park. Which then led to a cool idea for my first rehearsal with my senior drama students – exploring characters beliefs and defining the differences between what is us (as an actor) and what is our character.
Well sis -you’ll be needing a new prompt for Tuesday 10th June … as will I! How about: The most challenging thing about today was …