Costume Crafts Final Projects
Students in the spring 2013 Costume Crafts Class created a slew of wonderful final projects. From Ke$ha to Katchum, these costumes do not disappoint.
The Moustache Brothers
“Take pictures. Free of charge. On the house. Put them on the internet. Put them on your blog. Let them know that we are alive.” - Lu maw, Moustache Brother # 2
First Night in Yangon
Our first night in Yangon really felt like the adventure was beginning. We were prepared, though, after a few days of holing up and being sick in Hua Hin. If we were going to be sick, that was the place to do it!
Countries Full of Questions
We are back on the night train! Heading south from Chiang Mai back to Bangkok for a hot minute and then on to Hua Hin for a pre-Christmas R&R...
Arrivals and The Night Train to Mandalay
We are Vivian Appler and Ric Walker and we are writing to you from a series of cities in Thailand and Myanmar (Burma). This is a blog dedicated to dramaturgical research for the devised theatre piece, City of Asylum
Zanna in the Classroom
Professor Cynthia Croot sits down with director Robert C.T. Steele to talk about Zanna, Don't! and offers in-roads for topical class discussion.
Physically Fast Theatre
My body….it ACHES. Tuesday was a much needed dance rehearsal, and today I feel the effects of trying to teach myself to lunge into a split gracefully. (Or not so gracefully as the case may be.)
Student Lab Rundown
Some biographical and dramaturgical context for our current Lab offerings: The Sandalwood Box by Mac Wellman and In the Still of the Night by Vivian Appler. Showing through the weekend.
Journey Into The World of a Fairytale Musical
At this point in the rehearsal process I should be exhausted, right? WRONG. We start every rehearsal with dancing and singing and crunches and push-ups. It’s like a fabulous, sparkly boot camp.
The Girl in All Black Flailing Her Arms While on Headset
Ellen Connally, Assistant Stage Manger/Deck Chief for Compleat Female Stage Beauty, recounts her experiences backstage, learning the lingo, and figuring out how to flail her arms effectively.