Category Archives: directors

Chat with Veteran Director Charlotte Bond

Yesterday during all of the running around, I pulled aside Veteran Director Charlotte Bond to chat with her. This is your first time with 14/48: TWQTF in Seattle, but this is not your first time¬†with the festival. In which other cities have you worked? This is my 8th time with the festival. I’ve been in Leceister, Wolverhampton, and London. I’ve done four out 5 disciplines so far, except for writing! Then I’ll be the only Brit to “Fist the Festival.” […]

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Director’s Meeting

SHOW 1 – director Charles Smith – On stage there will be a piece of plastic. There will also be chocolate syrup, pies and an old timey soda fountain employee by the name of Chester. Andy Jensen, “Chuck, does your pie fight tech have to happen in the theatre?” SHOW 2 – director Stan ‘Loud Voice’ Shields – They will need a fabric dirt mound removed at the end of the show. There will also be glitter. Anyone who loves […]

3pm Director’s Meeting

We learned that stage manager Lou Butler has a Culinary Arts Degree form the University of Alaska.  Someone joked that her thesis was on venison. Lou replied “I know how to gut and skin a moose in 2 minutes.  A moose is bigger than you.” Anyway…… Only 2 directors were late (3:03pm ain’t 3:00).  The following is paraphrased: ~#~#~#~#~#~#~#~#~#~#~# Lou: You know there are no light changes when these scenes change, right? Director: Derek said it could be done. Lou:  […]

Directors pick the boys and the girls…

Virgin Director Julie Beckman Veteran Director David Bennett and his Farah Fawcett Codpiece.

Director’s meeting

All the directors are now downstairs meeting with Lou and Tim. Here is where everyone talks about the technical needs of their show, and the spine of what you’ll all be seeing in less than five hours really starts to take shape. The big theme of this meeting is discussing the set pieces needed, and orchestrating set changes. Set changes are my most favorite thing ever, because if you screw them up ever so slightly, it becomes a play about […]