Author: Anne Bogart

Anne Bogart

What’s the Question

Questions are the key tool of every theater artist.  Each worthwhile project is animated by curiosity, by questions, by a nagging itch that requires attention. Part of what makes a play endure… more
Anne Bogart

Prompts for Anne

For the past several years my blogs on the SITI Company website have been fruitful and useful as I worked towards the completion of a new book of essays entitled What’s the Story. Thanks to the… more
Anne Bogart

What’s the Story

I am writing today in West Fulton, New York in the heart of the Catskill Mountains. I am close to finishing a new book of essays entitled What’s the Story. The book is made up of eleven chapters,… more
Anne Bogart

Chaos

Our capacity to tolerate error depends upon our capacity to tolerate emotion.(Irna Gadd) In 1974 I moved to New York City with the dream of making a life in the theater but first I had to find gainful… more
Anne Bogart

Heat

Successful theater requires a combination of technique, content and passion.  Like a three legged milking stool, if one of the legs is missing, the entire enterprise collapses.  No one cares about… more
Anne Bogart

Time

I am late with this blog and I feel the pressure of time on my back.  I work on the blog in the five minutes before leaving for rehearsal or on a plane in an uncomfortable seat.  Afterwards of… more