12-18 Thoughts on Theater (and my own future)

In December of 2019, IATSE 13 had 3,366 calls.  This year, there have been 12. Let me try to break that statement out of the jargon a bit.  IATSE is the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees.  It is the union that covers folks like stage hands, theatrical carpenters, stitchers, dressers, lighting techs, sound techs,…

10-5 All is Not Doom and Gloom

I got a new job.  It is a career type job.  Like, an actual job with a salary and 40 hours a week and benefits and paid parking.  I have business cards to prove it.  (Please don’t call or email that contact information.  I may have business cards, but I can’t seem to get into…

1/29 Promise Land and Art

On January 28th Promise Land opened at the Guthrie Theater.  I worked as run crew.  This was another Transatlantic Love Affair show, and followed their usual style and themes.  (No props, no sets, no costume changes.  I promise it is awesome, not weird hipster art.) The show was a take on the Hansel and Gretel…