Sunday Morning Dance Party! (a playlist)

Sunday Morning Dance Party! (a playlist)

One of my favourite traditions at my OKTC rehearsals are "Sunday Morning Dance Parties," where I put on a song and we all dance like maniacs.  It's a great way to get everyone warmed up, pumped up, and excited to get started! This mix features 10 songs that I used for "SMDP" during the rehearsal period of Disney's The Little …

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Halfway through 2013… time for a mid-year check-in!

I just got back from recording an update podcast with The Lovers, The Dreamers and You team.  It has been a long time since our last podcast... we have not recorded anything since February!  Sad trombone!  But the entire team has been incredibly busy the past few months.  We discovered that in between all of …

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What I’ve Learned: Little Mermaid Edition

It's been a week now since The Little Mermaid Jr. closed.  I've been able to decompress a bit, and reflect on what I've learned. At the first rehearsal, pass around a Sharpie and have your cast write their names ON THE COVER of their scripts, right away.  That way when they inevitably get left behind, …

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The joys of lighting design

Ceris wrote a great article over on TLTDAY about what makes the best lighting designer.  From her post: Mood, sense, time, place – lighting design will give you all of these things. Lighting can scare you, inspire you or feel barely noticeable at all, but it will totally affect your sense of appreciation of the …

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Little Mermaid in the London Free Press!

Check it out!  OKTC's The Little Mermaid Jr. was featured in the London Free Press yesterday! Check out the full article here: http://www.lfpress.com/2013/03/11/junior-mermaid-wins-world-above If you want to check out the show, there are 6 shows left... but two of them are already sold out!  And our next show, tomorrow at 10 am, has less than …

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