Live tweeting a performance – from the other side

By Kate Foy

Quite without planning it, I found myself live-tweeting on the opening night of a recent production of Secret Bridesmaids’ Business by Elizabeth Coleman (for Toowoomba’s Empire Theatre). I happened to be in my dressing-room doing a final email check of best wishes and ‘Chookas‘ when the Stage Manager gave the company stand-by call for beginners.…

On the job on the iPad: learning lines

By Kate Foy

My role in the Empire Theatre Projects’ Company production of Secret Bridesmaids’ Business is a first in one respect. It’s the first on which I’ve gone entirely digital for script markup and lines-learning. I’m using my iPad 1.0. My apps of choice in the process have been Good Reader ($) and Rehearsal 2.0 ($) It’s…

Warmest Wishes for the Season

By Kate Foy

Image via Wikipedia It’s a quiet time for family, celebration, and reflection. With that in mind I want to wish you the quiet joys of the season and a time of peace, happiness, and relaxation. I’m taking time out to do much the same, and will be back in a few days’ time. Thank you…

ActorsRéz: mobile resumé building on the iPhone and iPod Touch

By Kate Foy

The terrific iPhone and iPod Touch apps just keep coming, and this one is just in time for gifting during the holiday season. I had an email out of the blue this morning from a developer, John Parron. John contacted me to see if I’d take his creation ActorsRéz (for resumé) for a run. He’d seen…

The Top of the Rock

By Kate Foy

Amazing sights from the top of the Rockefeller Centre – during the day it’s waaay off into the distance. At night, the lights dominate.