Category Archives: Artists’ blog

It’s always nice to be reminded…

… how kind theatre is to artists who just do the work. It seems to happen every time. As I work through ideas, problems, tasks, and challenges, I have to make quick decisions about people, set, characters, costumes, props, etc. … Continue reading

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We were the answer to a quiz question!

I didn’t see this at the time; I found it this morning. After the story about the silo came out a couple of weeks ago, the Spokane paper used us as one of their new quiz questions: http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2012/feb/19/thats-news-to-you/ Kinda fun, … Continue reading

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“I was here hundreds of times…”

A guy drove up as I was stirring paint outside the silo. He got out of his car and took a few pictures. Crystal and Adriana were narrating this. My back was to him. I said something meant to be … Continue reading

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New experiences

Every show is different. Every show presents something new – a new challenge, demand for a new skill. But let me tell you something this one is DIFFERENT. I’ve done so many new things in service to this show that … Continue reading

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Collaboration

I had a long day today. Much of it was spent piecing together the sky. Sounds lofty, but if you see the show, you’ll understand. Suffice it to say that it’s a big job… Okay maybe not entirely sufficient. I’ll … Continue reading

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Movin’ right along…

I spent some time in the silo today and accomplished much. I should be finished with one full row of risers tonight. And even better, the guy who is going to install the front door came by. He’s going to put … Continue reading

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Tickets are on sale!

Okay folks. Big hurdle crossed. Tickets are now available at One World Cafe in Moscow. Get ‘em soon!

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Process… I love the process

I was watching the Idaho Repertory Theatre for Youth showcase tonight and the director of the program introduced the show by saying that for her, youth theatre is about process. The kids were so much fun to watch. It brightened … Continue reading

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First rehearsal… Some thoughts about parsing text

Here’s what I shared with the cast after our first night of table-work tonight: The grasp of the text was great in general for a first reading, but we all had some moments of “what the hell am I saying?” … Continue reading

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First rehearsal tonight… I’m so excited

So, in a few hours, a good chunk of the cast will be together for the first time. It will be a fairly typical first rehearsal. Introductions. Logistics. A few words from me. A few words about words. Then we’ll … Continue reading

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