There’s an unspoken count that happens after you leave drama school and twirl through the years that follow. Who is still going? Who has made it? Who’s stuck it out? And who’s decided it’s not for them? Who’s thrown in the towel? Gone into teaching? Who’s <whisper it> given up??
So often performers are derided for changing careers. We think it, quietly and bitchily, of each other – out of fear, mostly – and so, if the time comes, we think it of ourselves. It’s a hard attitude to shake. Continue reading