Apprenticing

THEATER; The Apprentices a link to the NYTimes article Know your tech skills and you’re more likely to work backstage. 2004 Jesse Green. Click the link above for the entire read. “over the course of his 10 weeks there, a little taste of everything....

Met Opera backstage time lapse

Behind the curtain at the Metropolitan Opera. In order of appearance: set up for “La Rondine,” set assembly for “L’Elisir d’Amore,” stage rehearsal of “Rigoletto” and set up for “Le Comte...

Treasure Hunt of stage directions and terms

During my first fundamentals class with collage freshman we would explore the stage using this list of terms. 1. Center line 2. Plaster line 3. Proscenium arch 4. Arena 5. Thrust 6. Apron 7. Downstage 8. Upstage 9. Stage right 10. Center stage 11. Stage left 12....

Doodling in Math Class: Connecting Dots

My friend Herrick Goldman posted this on the stagecraft mailing list. “In a world where politics asks “why teach critical thinking?” we have this video series, which reminds me of a lighting lecture mr. Parker does… Enjoy And watch the rest of her stuff..” So, I had...