Director's Diary: Rehearsals You Need To Include In Your Schedule (That You May Not Have Thought Of)

Director’s Diary: Rehearsals You Need To Include In Your Schedule (That You May Not Have Thought Of)

I've written quite a few posts about rehearsal schedules (including rehearsing in "layers," dealing with conflicts, and running your rehearsal effectively). It's so important to plan ahead before your rehearsals start, so you can use your time effectively and set yourself and your team up to create the most successful show possible! When you are making your rehearsal schedule, …

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Director's Diary: Rehearsing in "Layers"

Director’s Diary: Rehearsing in “Layers”

We're approaching crunch time in Nancy Drew rehearsals: only two more rehearsals until March Break, then a week off (eek!) and then two final rehearsals before tech and dress. Now is the time to be doing full runs of the show and working with props, costumes and furniture. That being said, it's not always good …

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How to Deal: Dealing With Scheduling & Conflicts, For Directors

Last week I blogged about dealing with scheduling and conflicts for actors. But it's not just actors who need to plan ahead and consider their schedules; directors need to be even more organized, since they have to consider not only their schedule, but everyone else's schedules! But with some smart planning and clear communication, directors …

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How to Deal: 10 Tips for Dealing With Schedules & Conflicts, For Actors

Actors, directors, and theatre people in general are busy people. They're constantly on the the go from one show to the next, and often from one rehearsal to the next! It's rare to see a theatre person only working on one project at a time. While multi-tasking can be great, it can also lead to …

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