Day 2: You have to find your voice before you can translate it

by Tobi Mattingly | Jul 23, 2016

It’s day two of our countdown to DirectorsLabChicago 2016, and the video we’re sharing today takes our “Language of the Stage” focus inward. An important part of a director’s investigation of the languages available for telling a story is finding and trusting his or her own voice and language.

Enjoy this TED talk from Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love, on finding Your Elusive Creative Genius.

Tobi Mattingly is a Chicago-based director, actor, music director, and teaching artist. She is the founder of Artistic Conspiracy, an arts organization dedicated to creating and enabling world-changing theatre. Through this organization, she helps professional theatremakers take control of their theatre careers through learning and balancing artistic craft, bodymind practices, and business/marketing management.