I thought I could just start talking with people and maybe learn something about how to live.
Richard Whittaker

You Have to Raise the Sails

You Have to Raise the Sails

Sep 7, 2022-- When Richard Whittaker received an email from a friend about a 'Beginning Acting for Adults,' class she was teaching, it gave him pause. Richard is founding editor of works&conversations magazine. He's been conducting deep-dive interviews with artists for over three decades."I'd never taken an acting class. And at 79 years old, why would I? It seemed a crazy idea. But on the other hand, why not? At the very least, it would be an adventure. So taking a leap, I signed up." In a few short months, Richard would find himself on stage in front of a live audience, delivering an original monologue, and reliving, "A story from fifty-some years earlier --one that partly answers a question I'm often asked: "How did you get started with interviewing people?" You can watch his stunning performance, or read the transcript here. (1459 reads)


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