It’s all about the audience, or, Why we do what we do

This week Bethany Simons, writer/performer of two-time Green Room Award nominated play, The Weather and Your Health, ponders the role of an audience, and why it is we do what we do…“We’ve been reading...

On the road again – Let the adventures begin!

The national tour of The Weather and Your Health is well and truly underway! Bethany Simons fills us in on the adventures of Team Weather during their first week out on the road for 2012…

On the list…and the road!

Back in December I was thrilled to hear that my first play, The Weather and Your Health had been selected for the 2012 VCE Drama Playlist.As I owe the delightful stories in the play...

Sounds Like a Plan

It may seem a daunting task, especially when your time is so precious, but with the right person and the right method, strategic planning can be efficient, fun and incredibly effective. (Yes, I just...

The Actor’s Warm Up, Part II

I’m quite certain most people think actors are a little crazy. For this reason, I used to feel self-conscious when it came time to do my warm-up in front of others. Who wants to...

The Actor’s Warm-Up – Part I

From foot massages to humming and jaw jiggling – the actor’s warm-up is as essential as it is eccentric.If you’ve ever taken part in an acting workshop, chances are you’ll have heard the phrase,...

That’s a wrap!

Bethany Simons' regional tour of NSW and VIC has come to an end. Oh! But the things she has learned...And then there were none. Counting down the stops, ticking off the towns, you’re bound...

Weather Update: The Journey Continues…

I never did Physics, Chemistry or any other sort of advanced science while at High School. I did Drama, Art, Music, English…though I kept Science For Life because I thought it could come in...

Bethany Simons’ Touring Life – Edi Upper

The thing is, there exists in the world places that send your GPS or Google maps into a bit of a tizz. Yep, little pockets located at the base of green rolling hills, places...

A Touring Life – Bethany Simons takes us through a day on tour

 Bethany Simons is an actor, writer and producer of the two-time Green Room Award nominated play The Weather and Your Health. In this exclusive article, Bethany guides us through a day in her life of...
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