I go on the road a lot in performance. We have taken groups to different areas to perform, including overseas. I have performed shows that have different venues on different days. As well as difficult locations to perform in. What do I take with me? To be completely frank with you, I am a master at preparing for a performance; as a director, stage manager … Continue reading Performing on the Road – What’s in my Performance Box?
Obviously we all know that the tech crew are the unsung heroes of the theatre. They work long hours behind the scenes, thanklessly, often to be disregarded by the cast in the wings. However, it is these guys that are the heart and soul of a team. Actors have one job- to do their character well. The tech team always have the whole cast, and … Continue reading The importance of your Backstage Tech Crew
So, it is performance time. Usually we remember most things – but I always recommend taking what I call a “Performance Bag” something that has everything you need in it. Here are my recommendations of what to remember to bring with you. Costume and Makeup: If you have any elements you need to remember from home, such as shoes etc, bring those. Make sure they … Continue reading What to take to a Performance – For Performers