Amalgamation of Life, Costume Designer, Director

How do you budget

The time has come, the walrus said! To plan the 2019-2020 season and what I want to propose as director. I am very excited to have four equally engaging and entertaining shows at my finger tips. I'm following up on rights for two of them, but I don't predict any blockades in my future. And… Continue reading How do you budget

Actor, Amalgamation of Life, Director

Rules for a production run

I'm going to make a short list and then offer some explanations and reasons after it. Review your roleKnow your call timePartner with your peersAsk questions before opening night For all of your rehearsal time, you have been inundated with cues and lines as well as (hopefully) supporting actors who help you when you struggle,… Continue reading Rules for a production run

Amalgamation of Life, Director

When will this be a show?

I had a question I asked myself many moons ago, a question I didn't have an answer to at the time. "When will this be a show?" I asked myself this question after I was selected to direct it but before I started planning the entire process. Or, at least, the entire process as I… Continue reading When will this be a show?

Amalgamation of Life, Director, Graduate Student

Update: short term goals

Let's look at where I left my short term goals October 2018: Successfully suggest, prepare, plan, audition, direct, and let go of a production Plot out one script with stage directions, costume themes, set design, sound/music Read 5 3 1 non-school booksRead 8-9 school books (yes.. they are all listed for my next three courses)Build out portfolio of accomplishments (pictures of… Continue reading Update: short term goals