Block 413: April 24, 2014

Two more days in New York. Crap. Date: April 24, 2014 Crane: 413 Days Spent on Project: 431 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Jessie D. J. I’m continuing to go through the people I met while working at the Brown/Trinity Rep Consortium for one and a half seasons. … Continue reading

Block 412: April 23, 2014

Three more days in New York. Eeeek! Date: April 23, 2014 Crane: 412 Days Spent on Project: 430 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Rachel D. My second year at the Brown/Trinity Rep Consortium, I only had to design two productions… The Marriage of Figaro (as an 18th Century … Continue reading

Block 411: April 22, 2014

I’ve got to keep myself really busy. Otherwise, I start missing The Dog. Date: April 22, 2014 Crane: 411 Days Spent on Project: 429 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Meagan B. My first year with the Brown/Trinity Rep Consortium, I was promised an assistant to help complete the … Continue reading

Block 410: April 21, 2014

Magritte. Date: April 21, 2014 Crane: 410 Days Spent on Project: 428 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Patrick L. Patrick was the resident set designer for the Brown/Trinity Rep Consortium my second academic season there. I feel like Patrick was already in my “6 degrees” network of theater … Continue reading

Block 409: April 20, 2014

Happy Easter, if you’re so inclined. Date: April 20, 2014 Crane: 409 Days Spent on Project: 427 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: I think today’s Crane will go to Tristan J. Facebook told me this week that Tristan and his wife just had their first child, a boy. … Continue reading

Block 408: April 19, 2014

I heart New York. Some days. Date: April 19, 2014 Crane: 408 Days Spent on Project: 426 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Alison C. My first year at the Brown/Trinity Rep Consortium, Alison was the lighting designer hired to light the eight productions that academic year. She was … Continue reading

Block 407: April 18, 2014

TGIF. Date: April 18, 2014 Crane: 407 Days Spent on Project: 425 LocationL Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Driscoll O. Driscoll was a lighting designer at the Brown/Trinity Rep Consortium the second (half) season I was there, from 2007-2008. We only had the opportunity to finish one show together. … Continue reading

Block 406: April 17, 2014

No sleep last night. Anxiety attack, for the win. Date: April 17, 2014 Crane: 406 Days Spent on Project: 424 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Nathan L. I don’t normally plan out color combinations for the specific person that I’m going to dedicate a Crane to but, strangely, … Continue reading

Block 405: April 16, 2014

Nose, meet grindstone. Date: April 16, 2014 Crane: 405 Days Spent on Project: 423 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Katie B. At the Brown/Trinity Rep Consortium, each design discipline had one year-long resident designer. I was the “resident” costume designer for the 2006-7 academic year, and then the … Continue reading

Block 404: April 15, 2014

I buzzed off a good 2/3 of my hair last night. Very Emo. Date: April 15, 2014 Crane: 404 Days Spent on Project: 422 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Corinne M. This is terrible. I know that I worked with Corinne during my second year at the Brown/Trinity Rep … Continue reading