The Magical Buffet, the ecclectic online ‘zine where “spirituality, politics and pop culture collide” poses its popular ’10 Questions’ interview to creative coach Peggy Rubin. Peggy is the author of our new release To Be and How to Be: Transforming Your Life through Sacred Theatre.

Question 3

Could you outline for my readers the way their lives mirror theatre?

Perhaps it is more accurate to say that the theatre mirrors their lives, though since I am so focused on theatre and love it so deeply, one of my friends is fond of saying that for me, rather than theatre providing a metaphor for life, life provides a metaphor for theatre. People enact their lives as stories; they play many different characters in their own lives as well as in the lives of others; they perform on a stage (of the world); they have many different kinds of audiences; they do all this through vocal and physical expression (as actors do); they confront conflict; everything is alive and happening in this precious moment of now (exactly as in the theatre).Peggy Nash Rubin, SarcredTheatre.org

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