Advice to My 22-Year-Old Self

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Veteran performer Fraser Hooper knows all about clowning around - but he's got some serious words of advice he wishes he knew a few decades ago.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Nomi Cohen's been there - the disappointment and frustration. Now she's sharing her wisdom of how to work through it and find your creative happiness and satisfaction.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Tui Mamaki's path has been the one less travelled, but travelled well. She pours her soul into some poignant advice about having faith in yourself and taking the plunge.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Tim Bray's been a mainstay of Aotearoa's creative community - and has had his fair share of life lessons. Here are some of pearls of wisdom he'd deliver to his younger self.
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The Big Idea Editor
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On the eve of a major milestone, Prayas Theatre Company co-founder Amit Ohdedar has some advice for his younger self - literally a world away.
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The Big Idea Editor
Beth Kayes
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Beth Kayes has toured, taught and traversed the trials of a creative career. Here are her hard-earned insights.
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The Big Idea Editor
Andrew Bancroft
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Scriptwriter Andrew Bancroft shares advice with his younger self.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Sir Roger Hall is arguably New Zealand’s most successful playwright, yet there are still things he’d like to have done differently. Here, he shares the things he wish someone had told him at 22.
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Rashmi Pilapitiya. Andi Crown Photography.
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Rashmi Pilapitiya tracks back to feeling devastated after being let go from a corporate job. She recounts the life-changing conversation that set her on a new path.
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Lisa Crawley.
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If you could go back and give your 22-year-old self some advice, what would you say? Lisa Crawley has some choice words of wisdom.
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