Well this week has been quite busy, but not with all the fun Paris stuff. I have been busy with school. My professors are assigning the final papers and giving us test dates and oral exam dates, and its all less than a few weeks away. I am going to be needed to spend all [...]Read More... 1 Comment
Before the set can be brought in, Lighting Designer Chris VerSchneider needed to focus each and every light instrument on the grid. Chris, the Master Electrician Beca Schretzlmeir, and the light crew spent countless hours Friday night making sure that each instrument was focused where it needed to be in the space.
Dramaturgy recently had student Olivia Zeis come into rehearsal to teach Jessica Quindlen (who plays the Actress) a jig that appears in the play. Olivia has been dancing and competing in the genre of Irish Dance for 10 years.
The following are some videos of the lesson.
Jessica Learns the Steps
The Try Running It With Music…Read More... No Comments
So last week I made my way to Syracuse for an interview with a director of one of the Newhouse School graduate programs at Syracuse University. For those who aren’t familiar with Newhouse, it’s a school of communications that incorporates all types of media related learning. Held in similar regard to Oswego’s School of Business; Newhouse School [...]Read More... No Comments
This past weekend our actors had a make-up workshop with our costume and make-up designer, Kitty Macey. This is a chance for the actors to learn how to put on their specific make-up so that the task of getting ready runs smoothly. It also gives the designer and director a chance to see what the [...]Read More... No Comments
This past Halloween was rewarding in more ways than one with the Blackfriars Theatre Organization, here on campus. Blackfriars is an organization that brings together not only Theatre Majors, but all of those across campus who are interested in theatre.
Members of Blackfriars participated in trick-or-treat for UNICEF
We raised enough money to to provide [...]Read More... No Comments
Earth Fair – A fall fair trade festival was this past Friday, October 30th.
We held it in Hewitt Union from 6- p.m., and we had House on a Spring Dub Reggae band perform, vendors come from Fair World Marketplace, Kim’s Treasures from Afar, Riversend Bookstore, Guatemala and Que Colores, Nancy Townsend’s knitted gifts, [...]Read More... No Comments
Ok, so when you think of France what do you picture? Maybe Berets, cheese, wine, baguettes, or perhaps people smoking and sitting at cafes drinking coffee. We all have stereotypes which are formed by publicity and the media. Generally these are not always true, they are just clichés that we have been programmed to believe [...]Read More... No Comments
Due to our crew hanging lights this week in the lab theatre, the director has moved rehearsals to a classroom in Tyler Hall. I am pleased to announce that as of last night, all skeleton blocking is complete! Tonight we will begin running each act, the director will make any necessaryadjustments to blocking, and the [...]Read More... No Comments