Performer Cynthia Hopkins on Fearing People and Her Crowds
The Scene: Around a kitchen table for breakfast
Read Annie-B Parsons entire interview with Cynthia Hopkins at Bombsite.com.
David Gerlach: This is Blank on Blank. I'm David Gerlach. And we're bringing you something new as we build this archive of the American interview: A collaboration with BOMB Magazine. We have an excerpt of a conversation from Bomb's Issue 112 - Summer 2010. It’s performer and musician Cynthia Hopkins interviewed by Annie-B Parsons, the artistic director for Big Dance Theater. Parson’s husband also joins in the chat and this interview answers a simple, yet tough dilemma: How do you reconcile being downright scared of people and crowds if you’re always on stage? The answer? This is Blank on Blank.
Cynthia Hopkins: I suffer really from stage fright.
Annie-B Parsons: But you are also a glutton for being on stage. You love being on stage.
Cynthia Hopkins: I know. I love it so much.
Annie-B Parsons: But you suffer from stage freight. What a contradiction.
Cynthia Hopkins: Yes. I know. But...
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