Excitement Coming Up: Auditions for The Wedding Singer!

Hello everyone! It has been a busy, exciting, confusing, [insert adjective here] year thus far. Suffice to say there is (and has been) a lot going on, but what's coming up most quickly for me is auditions for Musical Theatre Productions' The Wedding Singer! I am so excited to be directing this show for the …

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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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