So at the moment I feel like I am walking on stilts at the edge of my mind.
There are obvious limitations with my planned project that I've mentioned a little before, but the purpose of this post is to lay it all out and I'm hoping that by doing so I will be able to come up with some other ideas or plans... or something.
Obviously I will not be in a theatre anytime soon. There is the potential of streaming a performance but I feel that it won't have the same effect as I know that I rely SO much on audience participation. I can't imagine a stand up comedian doing their normal stand up routine to a camera - they will adapt it into a sketch or 'vlog' style performance. And after my discussion with Glesni, I really don't want to throw my plans into a different medium simply because the lockdown has forced me to.
My Immediate line of thought is to just resort back to my comfort zone of just performing music - This will be way easier to do, because I don't have to gauge the audience's reaction to work from. The stories are still being birthed and I need to make sure they are tested out and developed with audiences before I perform them 'properly', whereas my songs are just songs, people expect a 3-4 minute song and they already have preconceptions of what they would sound like from me too, so there is a nice comfortable area to lie down in here.
I feel like I still need to poke out into my writing a bit more though, I am just unsure how to at the moment.
I think I will attempt a story live stream and see how it goes. because why the hell not. Who cares right? Only my mum will be watching anyways probably. And she loves anything I do, so getting a 5 start review straight out the bag from my mam might be worth streaming.
I think it depends how that goes, but I'll probably just plan a normal livestream gig on a platform other than my Facebook, maybe. Speak to Liv and Glesni about maybe streaming on their Facebook pages (Riverfront & WMC).