Director's Diary: Scanning the Script

Director’s Diary: Scanning the Script

When I'm doing my initial preparations for a new show that I'm directing, the first thing I do is an initial scan of the script. This is a useful way to start getting your thoughts and plans in order. Get ready to start analyzing! What you'll need: Your script A notebook and a pencil (I specifically …

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Wednesday Words of Wisdom - Cate Blanchett

Wednesday Words of Wisdom – Cate Blanchett

"When you're directing something, you absolutely have to be involved in all layers of the process." -- Cate Blanchett, award-winning actress

Director's Diary: Rehearsing Backwards

Director’s Diary: Rehearsing Backwards

It's a frequent occurrence when rehearsing a show that we practice running the show from the beginning of the show to the end. This seems fairly obvious, since that's the way shows tend to be presented (yes, The Last Five Years counts as being presented from beginning to end -- don't get me started), even those …

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Big Bad Musical Rehearsal Photos!

Big Bad Musical Rehearsal Photos!

I apologize for the lack of posts lately... it's been a bit crazy lately, as Shawn and I have just purchased our first house together! Rest assured I will be back posting this week! So in the meantime, here are a couple of photos from rehearsals for The Big Bad Musical at Original Kids Theatre …

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Get Your Paws & Claws Ready: The Big Bad Musical Starts Rehearsals Today!

Get Your Paws & Claws Ready: The Big Bad Musical Starts Rehearsals Today!

Wow... it seems like just yesterday that Nancy Drew: Girl Detective finished its run (wait... that was just Sunday!) and already I'm into a new show! Yes indeed, I'm starting rehearsals for my eleventh OKTC show (and my second summer show) today: The Big Bad Musical! The Big Bad Musical is right up my alley; …

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