By Nikki Loiben (2012) In order to build the tree bed for the “Pippin” set, Sam and I spent numerous crew sessions building and painting the prop. First, we began by building a rectangular structure to attach bed posts too. With the help of Randy, we were able to make a tilted bed on wheels. … More How we made the tree bed
With only a few weeks until show time, it’s definitely starting to show that the entire cast and crew are getting a little antsy. There is a mix of anxiety and exhilaration running rampant through the theatre department. I can honestly say, however, that watching the musical unfold first hand has been amazing. Each day, … More 3 weeks until Pippin.. It’s crunch time!
3 weeks ago, I spent my time before school and during lunch, painting the stage floor. We were moving the set into place that night, so we wanted to paint the floor under it before placing it. Lunch was filled with questions. “What are you doing?” “Are you allowed to do that?” “Why is it … More Painting the Floor
Last week, ah… last week. It seems so calm and peaceful now, thinking back on it from a rehearsal free weekend. Monday marked out first run through of Act 2. While is was fun to run, we all realized that we were very behind. So, the days to follow were spent playing catch-up. There were … More Hard Work
Yesterday the cast ran all of Act One for the first time. And by ran it I mean stumbled through it. There are songs and dances we all know by heart and then there are those songs that we did once and forgot everything about it. But for it being so incongruous, the cast got … More Stumble Through