Advice to My 22-Year-Old Self

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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Andrew Bancroft
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Scriptwriter Andrew Bancroft shares advice with his younger self.
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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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Ross Liew at work.
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Ahead of Artweek Auckland, artist Ross Liew looks back to give us his best advice.
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Gina in Wet Hot Beauties. Supplied.
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Gina Dellabarca, MNZM shares some hard-earned insights and encouragement.
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Kelcy Taratoa, 'who am I? episode007', 2003, Courtesy of Shane & Teri Ta'ala.
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Artist Kelcy Taratoa explains the philosophies that underpin his work.
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Amber at 22 with daughter Mia and brother Isaac - photo supplied.
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Amber Curreen’s work has always started with te reo and her dedication has contributed to its flourishing.
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 Sophie Hambleton stars in A Doll’s House, written by Emily Perkins and directed by Katherine McRae
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Sophie Hambleton turns over her career coals
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