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...

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...

Good Enough

GOOD ENOUGH: The term “good enough” is often misunderstood and maligned. What does “good enough” mean to you? You should expect to do work to a level “good enough” to achieve the goal you desire. If your goal is to pass this class, then “good enough” is simply...

Inclusion

There is a current movement to include those who have been assigned to special education classes in regular classes. This brings up the question, how may we include special ed. kids in tech theater? My answer; in most ways. Special ed. kids have various needs. As we...