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If You Have Nothing to Offer, You Have No Business Being On Stage

The importance of self-belief in an industry out to destroy you

When I started drama school, one of the ‘icebreaker games’ we played was to stand in a circle and give our name, the course we were studying, a fun fact about ourselves, and what superpower we would want. You can imagine how stunned I was when someone else’s fun fact was “I have a phobia of ketchup” because I thought I was the only one!? More shocking than that, though, was that over half the group of (mostly)…

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Kayla Martell Feldman

Kayla Martell Feldman

Anglo-American atheist Jew. Director & writer for stage & screen. Book person, intersectional feminist, poet. Living with OCD. Not an Expert. she/her