my next show at the moment, but still found a few moments to pull out the little s95 point-and-shoot camera that I always have with me. One of my cast-mates is also a photographer and has been doing a great job of documenting our rehearsal period more formally, but I couldn't resist taking a few quick snaps myself; it's a side of the process that people don't always get to see even though to those of us who work in the theater it's simply a normal work environment.
not as "hurry up and wait" as when filming - and this director is
terrific about using people's time very efficiently - but there's still a
lot of hanging around when you're rehearsing.
matter how hard we all work (and, while artistic and satisfying, rehearsing is
often very real work demanding both intense mental concentration and serious
physical involvement!), NOBODY puts in more hours and effort than the
No matter who is called or what section is being rehearsed, that is the person who has to be "on" all the time...