Show Check Ins:
Directors: Erin M and Maggie S
Things are going extremely well!
The cast has learned all of the music and big dance numbers for Act 1. We're having our first Act 1
Stumble through tomorrow and are excited to see how it all goes
Had the photoshoot at Revere Beach yesterday and it was a great day for not only promo and headshots, but it was also great for cast bonding.
Met with Kim and had the division of power talk and that went well and this whole creative team is working very well together!
Only real problems we're running into right now are scheduling but Jen is a goddess and is working so hard to make everything run as smoothly as possible.
Musical Director: Aidan M
Entire Act 1 has been taught and they’re picking it up well. First pit rehearsal is next week.
Choreographer: Clara C
All dances have been taught except for somechanges to several numbers. Cast is picking them up pretty well.
TD: Sam C
We got a crew this past week, so everyone has been added to both the Facebook group and the team drive
Placed the wood order this week, and the wood got delivered yesterday. The paint will be coming in separate deliveries various days this week.
Zach and I met with Tom and Jolaine from Tsai to go over the set design and talk logistics
Had our first full crew meeting earlier today
This week, meeting w/ Zach, Sean and Tsai to go over lights.
Also are doing department meetings all this week.
Producers: Natalie A and MC
The wood and paint order was placed!!
Wood’s already been delivered
Social media is up and running
Had a beach photoshoot and the pictures should be ready tomorrow
Tshirt and bio forms are coming out shortly
SM: Jen M
Had a good rehearsal, learned all numbers for act 1, doing a rough run for act 1 tomorrow
Going over small details tomorrow, a full run Tuesday
Cast conflicts have been rough, but working through it
Have sent out schedule for next week
Cast has been getting along very well.
Five Women Wearing the Same Dress
Director: Miranda M
Had first few rehearsals and read through, as well as a character workshop
Had some trouble with dates, but mostly has been resolved
Blocking Act 1 next
Cast has been great, super excited
AD: Kiana C
Working with the dresses for free.
TD: Chris D
Five dresses will be had completely free through Kiana’s roommate
Priya will be in at Wednesday to fit for dresses
Went to the Space to inventory for set dec and build
In the process of setting up Facebook group, lots of people who don’t use it
Biggest concern getting bed currently
Having tech meeting the 29th
Producer: Evan P
So excited for my assistant producers
Met as a creative team and finalized crucial dates
SM: Ariana T
All actor contracts signed, will bring next time. Read through as cast, everyone feels comfortable in rehearsal space.
Rehearsal schedule pretty light, 2-3 days a week
Been working w/ Evan for a date for photoshoot
Had division of power talk
Made contact w/ ASMs
Crimes of the Heart
Director: Doran K
Had read-through, went extremely well, cast was very receptive and understanding
Solidifying schedule of rehearsals tonight
Planning to start rehearsals Wednesday
TD: Liz S
Sent an email out to the whole crew and set up first tech email
Designing set after
Set tech timeline for the semester
Reached out to ATD’s
Producer: Devon M
Shared google drive folder with team
Made complete contact sheet
Meeting w/ Chrissy at some point
SM: Matt D
Made rehearsal schedule
Met with ASMs.
Eboard Check Ins:
Held office hours on Monday, Director for Shakespeare came w/ idea about event w/ Troupe and possibly other groups, collaboration of festival of scenes, potluck,
Met w/ Meaghan w/ Siena at SAO; talked about rehearsal spaces and spaces for special projects
Met w/ Taylor to order pizza for Techstravaganza
Scheduled division of power talks, gave two of three already
Went to Techstravaganza
Sending a doodle poll to paint the stage
Distributed theatre keys (exterior, dressing room for keyboard, house) to Jen for Mamma Mia rehearsals
Communicated w/ directors about rehearsal rooms
Updated Orgsync / Engage roster
Signed up for Engage webinar on Thursday
Requested GSU Auditorium for One Acts being November 15th with three rehearsals that week
Booked weekend rehearsal rooms in CAS
Head set dec and ASMing this season, excited!!
Emailed about COMBAt and responsibilities, waiting to hear back
Confirmed rehearsal room
SM and writer team app closes tomorrow, good amount of actors and techies too!
Met w/ Chrissy re: haunted house budget; trying to find a new space- reached out to Ev Con
Met w/ Siena re: One act space bookings- going to be week of Nov 15
Started talking with people re: One Act pitches
Went to Techstravaganza
Got Engage access from Siena to make events
Emailing Eric re: getting MTI account info to Steve
Announced assistant producers
Started group chats with each team for each show
Sending Doodle polls for meetings
Met w/ Shiney James- went really well! Secured GSU link Warren poster print out, getting i-Pads for ticket sales, put us in parent newsletter, gave contact info for parent program Facebook pages, other ways to promote (rooftop tours, etc)
Following up with Taylor re: mics in Tsai and exploring other options
Met w/ Devon re: haunted house budget and location options
Met w/ Evan re: producing timeline and plans
Helped w/ Techstravaganza
Made Facebook events for Techstravaganza and COMBAT
Promoted Techstravaganza on Instagram
Corresponded w/ new members trying to join tech teams
Went to Techstravaganza
Uploaded Almost Maine pictures to Facebook and Shutterfly
Promoted Mamma Mia social media
Excited to assistant produce and do hair and makeup!
Waiting to get MTI Mamma Mia logos from Chrissy to use on the website, etc
Sent statement of expectations to fall SMs
Picked up name badges from SAO
Sent out tech lists
Lots of new people wanted to be added to tech lists
Went to SAO w/ Natalie and Sam re: wood order and purchase orders
Met w/ Tsai w/ Sam
Other groups have been reaching out re: safety training
Reallllyyyy need new saw