Finding your own audaciousness, the importance of Leo Rosten's Book of Laughter and the pros and cons of learning a script. All of this and more is discussed in this month's episode featuring Rachel Mars.

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About Rachel Mars

Rachel Mars is a writer and performer based in the UK. She has been working at the cross-over of performance art and theatre for 13 years. Her work explores female, Jewish and Queer identities and their intersections.  

Her recent performance work includes Our Carnal Hearts, a choral dissection of envy; Your Sexts Are Shit: Older Better Letters, a queer archive of sex letters; Roller, with Mars.tarrab, an interrogation of female aggression for 7 women and Story #1/#3, a collaboration with Greg Wohead on radical narrative.

She won a Total Theatre Award and an Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Award. She has performed all over the UK and internationally, including recently at Barbican London, Brisbane International Festival, Brighton International Festival, Fusebox Festival Austin, On The Boards, Seattle.