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 …

Continue reading Excitement Coming Up: Auditions for The Wedding Singer!

2016: The Year in Review

2016: The Year in Review

It's that time again... time to look back over the previous year and reflect on everything that has happened. 2016 has been a year of ups and downs, successes and challenges. I think we can all agree that it's time to move ahead and focus on the good things to come. But for a short …

Continue reading 2016: The Year in Review

5 Tips To Help Learn Names Quickly

5 Tips To Help Learn Names Quickly

As a director and teacher, one of my first priorities at the beginning of a new session or rehearsal process is to learn everyone's names as quickly as possible. It makes young actors feel important and that they are a vital part of the team. Here are some tips that I use all the time …

Continue reading 5 Tips To Help Learn Names Quickly

Tarzan Tickets On Sale Now!

Tarzan Tickets On Sale Now!

Tickets for OKTC's Tarzan and all the amazing Spring 2016 season shows are on sale today... and the cast of Tarzan hasn't even started rehearsals yet! (We start on Tuesday!) You can buy tickets online, over the phone at 519-679-8989, or in person at the OKTC Box Office (130 King Street, second floor). Read on for all …

Continue reading Tarzan Tickets On Sale Now!

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 …

Continue reading Director’s Diary: Scanning the Script