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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