The Deep North – the first African-Australian musical

During September and October 2022, I had the pleasure of performing in a new musical called The Deep North, produced by South Australian Playwrights Theatre with book by Matthew Hawkins and music by James Bannah Jr. After three weeks of rehearsal at the Adelaide Festival Centre, we had a limited season in The Space Theatre.Continue reading “The Deep North – the first African-Australian musical”

Once Australia – Part One

It’s been too long since my last Meditations blog entry. I’ve been busy manifesting and creating so this is going to be an overview to cover the past couple of months since the Adelaide Fringe Festival ended and I wrapped up a successful premiere season of my show Someday. Auditions A few days after my finalContinue reading “Once Australia – Part One”

Someday (Music/Cabaret) | Adelaide Fringe Festival

I’ve been very busy over the past month refining my new original music show for the Adelaide Fringe Festival. After developing the single ‘Someday‘ through the Interplay artist development program in 2020, I’ve decided to curate a selection of my original songs to present as a mindful cabaret. I’ve incorporated positive psychology and neuroscience intoContinue reading “Someday (Music/Cabaret) | Adelaide Fringe Festival”

Nexus Arts Orchestra | Adelaide Entertainment Centre

I’m ever so grateful for my involvement with Nexus Arts, a contemporary and culturally-diverse arts organisation based in Adelaide, South Australia. I was honoured to be booked as one of three singers who performed with the Nexus Arts Orchestra on 26 January 2021. I thank Music Director Julian Ferraretto for his beautiful arrangements of IContinue reading “Nexus Arts Orchestra | Adelaide Entertainment Centre”

Patience | practising delayed gratification

I’ve been sketching for a month now and I can already see an improvement as a result of my creative effort. I chose my latest subject while I was out on a walk with my family. I spotted this pelican poised on a rock in the Roy Amer Reserve Wetlands and something about it appealedContinue reading “Patience | practising delayed gratification”

Someday music video | Nexus Arts

Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of recording a music video for my single Someday live on the Nexus Arts stage. I sincerely thank Nexus Arts, the Music Development Office, Emily Tulloch (artistic director), Naomi Keyte (artist development officer), Aaron Schuppan (video), Noni Espinosa (audio/lighting), Tom Barnes (audio), Evelyn Saito (hair/makeup), Olivia Freear (stylist),Continue reading “Someday music video | Nexus Arts”

Que sera: a glass half full

It’s easy to look at what’s going on in the world and become overwhelmed with emotions that are negative, or to feel hard-done-by, but our circumstances alone do not dictate our level of wellbeing. We have the gift of intention to do with as we please. A week ago, a phenomenal lightning storm lit upContinue reading “Que sera: a glass half full”

Interplay concert series | Someday launch

My heart is full and I’m ever so thankful to have been one of the artists to perform for the 2020 Interplay concert series. Following many months of working in the studio, refining songs and trying to create something musical from the plethora of emotions I’ve endured this year, I was so happy to returnContinue reading “Interplay concert series | Someday launch”