…and then life whistled at me. @Lifeology #StarlightExpressSA
An old friend, Fi ( @figs_home ) wanted to introduce me to a friend of hers for years now. She often mentioned that we would really like each other. For some reason it just never happened….. until I replied to a tweet regarding the @Joburgtheatre and Jodene ( @Jodenecoza ) responded. We instantly clicked! I have had two professional role models in my life Jyoti Moti who worked very closely with… Continue reading
#Starlight Express – Finding Dustin
Weslee Swain Lauder stars in #StarlightExpressSA at the Jo’burg Theatre as “Dustin” – A Big Hopper Dustin is the largest of the freight cars, a large hopper. Sometimes he carries gravel and sometimes he carries aggregates. He’s the largest, but he’s also very self-conscious of his size, so he’s cutely quiet and shy. Dustin also dreams… Continue reading
#StarlightExpressSA rehearsal turn into sentimental mush. Me. Not them. They professionals. The script did not say cry here.
My dearest Oupa Mike, Today I sat in the rehearsal room at the Jo’burg Theatre being included (no Shirley Bassey, “nose up against the window pane” for me!) in the very first rehearsal for the magical Andrew Lloyd Webber musical yet to take our beautiful land by storm, #StarlightExpressSA – Star Light Express. I looked at the YOUNG, beautiful,… Continue reading
One Moment in time
Dear Reader, I have always loved the performing arts (thanks Mammie!). As a teenager, I went to see shows on my own – very comfortably in the safety of light, music, entertainment, action! There is a certain magic that comes with the heavy curtain lifting, the first musical note…It brings chills of excitement and expectation. ….… Continue reading
Mom to many, wife to SirNoid. Lover of water, walks in the shade and all things purple.