Category Archive: theatre

My eploits in the world of theatre.

Nov 03

Two Rehearsals Left

I realised tonight there are only two rehearsals left of Blithe Spirit before Preview. Holy crap that’s a bit scary. I’m knackered, doing the show the way we have has meant I’ve had to rework things a few times. Nothing major, but enough for me to notice that the process is drawn out more than …

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Oct 18

Tonights list of jobs…

Tonights list of jobs for the show was quite large. Most of them depended on me getting up on a ladder on the stage. I arrived tonight to find the stage floor freshly painted. So fresh in fact it was wet. A quick refactoring of my plan, and I did as much as I could …

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Oct 05

My new friend

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Say hello to my new friend. I have managed to work out how to program a show into it. But I miss the flexibility of The Brisbane Arts Theatre’s Strand console, hell even Centenary Players LSC! I shouldn’t complain, it’s good equipment, but I have been spoiled in the past.

Oct 04

Rigging well in advance

Tomorrow I’ll be rigging for Blithe Spirit. By tomorrow of course I mean, when I wake up. This is a novel concept as I’m used to rigging the lights the Sunday before a show opens, then not ever having quite enough time to tweak them. I’ve not even seen a rehearsal of this show yet. …

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Sep 23

Breathe a little and call it life

So we’re at show 2. Show 1 was great fun, even though it’s only 45 mins. As far as lighting goes it’s quite a challenge, I get to mix it up a little each time. It’s called “Breathe”, and it’s managed to breathe a little something in to me. I’m really enjoying this show.

Sep 06

Sydney Fringe Festival

Just spoke to a very nice fellow on the telephone about me helping out with a Sydney Fringe Festival show. Details are here.. http://bit.ly/amfhKJ This looks like fun.