1. 10

    But I don't think there has ever been anything written on the nature of violent man as deep and as thorough as Shakespeare's Titus. I think it puts all modern movies and modern exploitations of violence to shame.

  2. 9

    I lived in Indonesia for four years and I understand trance and magic and where it comes from.

  3. 8

    Some people become dullards, but as children we are all creative. It's in the programming, the socialization, that we lose our sense of play.

  4. 7

    Theater is far superior to film in poetry, in abstract poetry.

  5. 6

    I've never been a puppeteer, I conceive and I write and I design and I direct. And not just puppets. I direct actors, I direct dancers, I direct singers, I direct films. I also direct puppeteers. I'm really a theatre maker, but there's not a word for that.

  6. 5

    I really do believe that if you don't challenge yourself and risk failing, that it's not interesting.

  7. 4

    I think we all see the world from our own little unique bubble.

  8. 3

    When I was thinking about The Lion King, I said, we have to do what theater does best. What theater does best is to be abstract and not to do literal reality.

  9. 2

    Americans in particular are myopic. They're not traveling as much. When you were a college student, the next thing you would do on graduation was to take a year off and travel. That's what I did. I went to Indonesia.

  10. 1

    One of the reasons I love to jump back and forth between mediums is that film does allow me to be more literal. I can go to the real place. I can go to the Coliseum, and I don't have to fake it.

  11. Last Update: 28 January 2023

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