Wednesday, June 22, 2011

A Royal Appointment

No, I do not have any appointments with any royalties... but I have been cast as a queen in the next edition of The Platform at KLPAC, in July 2011 in a play entitled Shevat by Alissa Roslan.

Why is being in a 15min play so exciting to me? Other than getting to play a mythical immortal royalty and the lead... this is my very first real acting role!!! No singing or dancing involved. :) I've always ranked my talents as 1. Singing, 2. Dancing and 3. Acting... so acting is the last of the 3. It will definitely require more practice, effort and time for me to embrace the essence of this character but I am sure it will be well worth the effort. Me?? An actress?? *_*

Look out world... here comes Karynn the actress, and here comes Ashalia the queen.

Date: 4th July 2011
Venue: Indicine, KL Performing Arts Centre, Sentul
Time: 8.30pm
Tickets: Free admission
(we artists are not the most practical people around, we even work for free... :p)
It will be a collection of 7 short plays.

Do come!! Watch and support us budding performance arts folks... brand spanking new writers, directors and actors alike. Since we are newbies, please do let us know what you think... we will appreciate the grind that will help us become better performers!! See you there!!! :D :D :D

Friday, June 10, 2011

A Dear John Letter to....

Dear Corporate Race,

It's been nice knowing you. You have taught me much and made me the resilient person I am today. I have ran the rat race well and have arrived at the place I thought I wanted all these years. Somehow, it is not as I have imagined. Perhaps I had imagined it wrong? Or perhaps I have changed "wants"?

Whatever it is... I have decided it is not what I am looking for and it is not what I want. I will miss some of the happy moments I had with you. I will miss some of the perks I had being with you. I will miss the pride & the glamour of what you have to offer. But little did I know that all that "high" comes with the price. A price I do not have the strength to pay for. So, I have to do what my heart tells me to. To be happy, I need to be at peace with my heart.

It is not you, it is me. I guess I had put the wrong or unrealistic expectations of what life with you would be like. Now I realize my mistake and I want to make this right. I think you will be better off without someone like me anyway. I can continue this race but my heart will not be in it and I know that will affect you too.

I wish you all the best for the future. Now, I need to take that leap of courage to step out of the familiar comfort of you so that I can finally be me.

Thank you for everything and we can still keep in touch. Take care old friend.

not the salesperson, the marketeer, the BUM, the corporate rat... but the real true Karynn. :)