So a new year.
What with the Canada Council moving up its multi-year applications to Feb.1 it has been a time of head down and keep running on the wheel.
While I have been doing all this long range planning it came to me that there must have been a time when theatre was actually a more immediate art form. There must have been a time when something would come up, a play would be created and then bingo...on the deck.
Not so much anymore. Everything is a year or a year and a half away. It feels too much like living in the future and somehow letting the present slip by. I think it sucks.
I am starting rehearsals tomorrow for the remount of Intimate Apparel and frankly, instead of working on that I am working on the 2011-2012 season.
So until something comes up to change this particular paradigm I will leave you with a couple of links to fully buy into long range planning.
Here is a a recipe for egg nog that you can make right now so that it is ready for Christmas 2010. And here is the blog that got me thinking of doing this.