Charity Show: The Burials
Directors: Sean D. and Aisha S.
Finished blocking the show early last week
Character work, restructured some difficult scenes
Today was soft off-book and first full run
Had to cancel Tuesday rehearsal; Tech Show jumbled week a bit, but got through it and made up for lost time today
Filmed this morning; will hopefully finish with filming by tonight
Cast bonding on Friday—looking forward to it
Producer: Devon M.
Took photos during rehearsals, being edited
Blaze fundraiser is ready to go
T-shirts arriving next week
Meeting this week with assistant producers
TD: Brian R.
Building—heading back to the Space to check in
A lot of what is needed already exists in the Space, which is good budget-wise
Waiting on raw film footage for editing
Projection screen has been ordered, should be here Wednesday
SM: Harrison R.
Have contracts to return to E-Board
Got some great advice from Lena about SMing
Cast attendance at rehearsals has been greatly improved
Had soft off-book—was a bit rocky, but overall very productive
Director: Taylor H.
only able to attend two rehearsals this week due to conflicts and sickness, but Siena and Emilee took over on other days
Will start holding character meetings next week
Hoping to attend tech meetings soon
AD: Siena G.
Missing Taylor towards beginning of week; things have been a bit chaotic + challenging re: scheduling, but making the best of it
Lots of material, but actors are doing well with it
Good combination of blocking and character work during rehearsals
TD: Katie L.
Taped the floor in 700 Beacon roughly
First tech meeting this morning; Emilee came to talk about the plot
Sharing script with tech team tonight
Sharing a poll with department heads to set up individual meetings
SM: Matt D.
Last week was a bit scary with scheduling and storm
Keeping health in mind, as people are getting sick
Director: James R.
Very busy week, especially with Tech Show
Lots of long and productive rehearsals this week, including lots of acting and technique workshops and music rehearsals
Great meeting with Erin to go through the entire show and outline all tech elements
First tech meeting with full team this week; great to meet everyone and see and hear so much excitement
Creative team meeting today to discuss scheduling up until spring break
AD: Mandy R.
Looking to come up with different ways to approach giving notes in rehearsal
Feeling good; excited that we have planned ahead with rehearsal schedule
MD: Doug B.
By next Monday, all music will have been taught or read through
Working on scheduling individual meetings with cast members
Anticipating receiving materials—when should they expect to get them?
Waiting to hear back from Erin re: SPS
Planning a recording date for recorded show materials; hoping to borrow mics from Troupe rather than waiting on SPS mics to arrive
TD: Erin C.
Held a tech meeting
Working on scheduling department meetings
Choreographer: Kim Z.
Held a choreo rehearsal to make up for the time lost to illness last week
Held a movement/physicality workshop on Wednesday to get the cast thinking about new techniques and approaches to their roles. It was SUPER fun and a good stress-reliever
Also taught movement for a smaller number
Already hearing from cast members looking to schedule office hours, which is great
Producer: Rachel R.
Met with whole producing team and Chrissy on Friday to brainstorm and establish some goals
Alyssa is working on “logo” concepts for Warren poster, shirts, etc.
Planning to stop by rehearsals and set up social media accounts
Planning to talk to Abbey about scheduling and timeline
Has a friend with Pop Showdown on BUTV10—set up dates for Assassins team to participate in some history or presidential history trivia
SM: Abbey M.
Had long meeting about scheduling; went well; planned schedule up until spring break
Talked with Lena this week, got some SM advice
Challenge with conflicts this week; will hopefully smooth issues out
Cast bonding at Tech Show on Friday
Notified cast about Giving Day performance
Need to talk to Erin to book another room for rehearsal and to get tech into the rehearsal room
Busties Check-in: Devon M.
met with Andrea, Ariana, and other event managers this week; went over everything and assigned different tasks
Ideas rolling for theme, decorations, food, etc.
Super productive week
Tech Show was fun
Gave division of power talk to both Noises Off and The Burials
Still has TA Event money
Nadia from Shakespeare Society asked if we could distribute Tech Olympics sign up—will do
Met with Erin Murdock from SAO on Friday
Replied to Class Gift Giving Day with times to film—tentatively scheduled for Wednesday from 4:30-5:00 pm
Picked up check from SAO
Heard from Mac about damage in the Student Theater after 20-Minute Musicals; working on repairs
Participated in Tech Show
Booked an extra rehearsal room for The Burials
Was in Tech Show
Did lots of work of BUSTies—met with the team and made a shared Google Drive
Met with Event Managers to go over responsibilities; meeting with Harrison and Sean to go over host responsibilities
Will talk with Chrissy about BUSTies budget and ticketing
Met with Mimi to plan for BUT Formal to brainstorm ideas and set up a meeting
Working on signing Troupe up for Relay for Life, which is Saturday April 13th
Noises Off might be interested in performing in Liquid Fun’s show
Need to make plans re: spring showcase
Checked in with Harrison about SM responsibilities
Attended The Burials rehearsal on Thursday
Met with Assassins producing team on Friday
Checking in on details for Krispy Kreme fundraiser
Communicated with The Burials rights company
Noises Off payment and event both approved
Missed Noises Off producing team due to the storm; will reschedule
In communication with Emily from Everytown; working on getting a representative present during the run of the show
Fixing The Burials Eventbrite
Communicated with James about the Assassins materials, which should be here before March
Did hair and makeup for Tech Show
Created Tech Show promotional material and published Facebook Event; promoted on social media
Helped with both Tech Show performances
Tech Show went well—thanks to everyone who participated!
Helping out with VagMo a lot
Scheduled lots of safety trainings for the future
Lots of work for Tech Show, including strike (thank you, Marcella!)
Attended various tech meetings