Director: Babatunde A.
Cast doing really well with material
Having character meetings with individuals
Had a tech meeting today
Had cast bonding event
AD: Abbey M.
Ran first solo rehearsal doing character work
Collaborating with Babatunde on blocking
Attended photoshoot on Saturday: it was awesome
TD: Jake T.
Had first tech meeting with full tech crew today
Having department meetings this week
MDs: James R. and Doug B.
Had second pit rehearsal; went well
Most of big numbers are taught
Had a few people drop
Having lots of office hours with individuals; great experience
SMs: Lena J. and Jen M.
Sent our rehearsal schedule
Collected all statements of expectations from cast
Met ASM, Matthew
Establishing a system for blocking notes
Producer: Cami M.
Photoshoot went really well
Aiming to have Warren poster ready no later than Friday
Choreographer: Kim Z.
Cast is doing really well with choreography
Went to first half of second pit rehearsal
Went to photoshoot to help direct shots, set poses, etc.
Held dance office hours
Director: Flannery G.
Didn’t have full cast rehearsal this week due to conflicts
Took time at every rehearsal to get to know each other, which was fun
Awesome to have a tech team!
TD: Zach L.
Had first tech meeting
Grateful for knowledgeable tech team members!
SM: Rachel R.
Met the cast, tech team, and one of the ASMs
Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical
Director: Syd R.
Learning music at an insane speed, which is helping
Blocking and choreography can be exhausting
Performing “Hair” at Drag On Fire
Starting to have character meetings
Glad to see cast enjoying process
MD: Ben C.
Learning the music crazy fast
Cast is working very hard
Sorting out the pit
Choreographer: Arielle K.
Finished two of the bigger dance numbers
Cast bonding on Friday
Everyone’s having a lot of fun and getting along so well
Went through script with Syd
SM: Ariana T.
Sent out an initial email to cast
Getting everyone’s conflicts sorted out
Handed out statement of expectations today
So glad to have Harrison as an ASM
TD: Brain R.
In the midst of putting together a shared tech folder
Syd’s clear and thorough vision is amazing
Setting a tech meeting for this week
Ran props/set dec workshop for Techstravaganza
Took photos of Techstravaganza and shared with Kimmie
Got ice cream for and ran ice cream social (having non-dairy options is important!)
Writing for COMBAT this week
Went to Footloose tech meeting
Gave theater keys to James so he could get keyboard; got the keys back
Navigating booking conflicts with OB
Sent out theater bookings to SMs
Talked to a bunch of members for feedback about rehearsal process
Got statements of expectations back from Footloose
Joined Hair team as SM and Footloose team as Set Dec
Met with Erin Murdock from SAO about large-scale event planning
Led SM workshop at Techstravaganza
Ice cream social went well
Planning COMBAT and navigating conflicts; reached out to Abbey
Met with Footloose producers earlier in the week; talked about future plans and photoshoot details
Helped with Footloose photoshoot
Opened up the theater so Kendall could get gels; will be returning them this week
Led costumes workshop for Techstravaganza
Put out a producing email
Working on creating producing teams and budget allocations for each show
Went to SAO re: rights
Talked to Jake and Cami about going to SAO re: Footloose wood order
Made and posted lots of promotional material for ice cream social, Techstravaganza, and COMBAT
Helped with Techstravaganza; 10/10 will do it again
Lots of Footloose work this week
Will be promoting Tech Olympics
Put tech lists out
Met with Jake, Jeff, and Tom from Tsai to talk about Footloose
Met with Footloose LD
Corresponding with other TAs and TDs re: safety training
Had tech meetings for Footloose and The Nerd
Ice cream social