Author: Anne Bogart

Anne Bogart

Arousal and Control

Most of us are regularly plagued by doubt, overwhelmed by the impossible odds against us, discouraged by lack of support and dragged down by physical and emotional hardships.  And yet, despite this,… more
Anne Bogart

Play as Paradox

Chicago theater director Damon Kiely is about to publish a book entitled “How to Read a Play” with Routledge Press and he asked me to write the forward.   Inspired by the title of his book and… more
Anne Bogart

Control and Surrender

I am currently directing Giuseppe Verdi’s Macbeth at Glimmerglass Festival (come visit this summer in beautiful Cooperstown, New York and catch the entire season of operas between July 11th and… more
Anne Bogart

Faith and the Vacuum

One who could make of himself a vacuum into which others might freely enter would become master of all situations. (Okakura Kakuzo)  I probably share with many a terror and trepidation around the… more
Anne Bogart

The Art of Adjustment

The Taoists describe the art of life as the art of constant adjustment to the current surroundings.  Similarly, nothing could be more central to a successful creative process than the ability to… more