David Cote’s “Five Keys to Authenticity”
you may remember we were eagerly awaiting the follow up to David Cote’s post on fraudulent theatre, where he promised to unveil his “Five Keys to Authenticity” (aka when to call “bullshit” on bad performance). Well, he’s posted them on his blog, Histriomastix, and they are…you’ll just have to read them for yourselves.
Suffice it to say, Cote’s crucible for anyone who calls themselves an artist, be it visual, written, or performance, has intrinsic value. Basic? Yes. Worthy of discussion? Most certainly.