Your reports Find reports How is fear useful in your working process? How is fear useful in your working process? Convener(s): Hanna Wolf Participants: Charlie Meyrick, Martin Bishop, Will Bowery, Hannah Dickinson. Summary of discussion, conclusions and/or recommendations: -settled people = good directors and so knowing yourself and you insecurities is key for a good working environment. -admittance of anxiety- relating interest in your own idiosyncrasies (you acknowledge them just by turning up in the rehearsal room) – therefore, never deny yourself in the rehearsal room. -need modern solutions to anxiety based problems. Not just forcing people to confront their fears. -Need to observe group functioning and have perspective of yourself to remain objective. -Group psychoanalysis to understand group dynamic -All about a comfortable working environment. -Using closed rehearsals to make an actor feel safe. -Directors should remain a form of support- If they are open they capture respect. Need to be careful of your language and avoid the word worry. -First and foremost, trust your actors.