Posted in September 2013

Block 218: September 30, 2013

  Here’s to another week that’s about to start. May we all be able to tackle it with grace, poise, and humor. Crane: 218 Days Spent on Project: 225 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Stephen S. Stephen was a former student at NHSI when he came to NHSI … Continue reading

Block 217: September 29, 2013

  Lazy Sunday over here. Which doesn’t mean I haven’t been incredibly busy. Crane: 217 Days Spent on Project: 224 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Scott W. My last summer at NHSI, I was designing four shows, managing the costume shop, and teaching a section of design for … Continue reading

Block 216: September 28, 2013

  Bring it on, weekend. Bring. It. On. Crane: 216 Days Spent on Project: 223 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Franette L. My second summer at NHSI was my first to design costumes for the final productions. I was assigned The Laramie Project (directed by Lindsay J., from … Continue reading

Block 215: September 27, 2013

  Date: September 27, 2013 Crane: 215 Days Spent on Project: 222 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Lindsay J. Lindsay is a sound designer, an almost super-humanly busy sound designer; it always appears from the outside that he’s got multiple shows in tech concurrently but in different parts … Continue reading

Block 214: September 26, 2013

  Today I woke up and wanted to make things happen. Universe, I’m putting it out there: enough of this waiting around. Let’s get it together. Date: September 26, 2013 Crane: 214 Days Spent on Project: 221 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: David C. The summer immediately before … Continue reading

Block 213: September 25, 2013

  Well, today has certainly been awash, in ways. Date: September 25, 2013 Crane: 213 Days Spent on Project: 220 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Richard P. Today I’m dedicating this Crane to Richard, who was another director I worked with in the seven summers I spent at … Continue reading

Block 212: September 24, 2013

  Wait… it’s officially Fall, everyone. I’m excited. Date: September 24, 2013 Crane: 212 Days Spent on Project: 219 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Meredith McD. Just to prove how small the theater world and community really is, I vaguely knew Meredith before I met her at NHSI. … Continue reading

Block 211: September 23, 2013

  Happy Monday, right? Incredibly excited over here; I think I’ll be done (like, for real, done) with Hamlet tomorrow. Only two things (or three or four, depending on how we define ‘work’) going on for the next three weeks. Still need to find work. Something that actually pays would be good. Date: September 23, … Continue reading

Block 210: September 22, 2013

It’s another Sunday, and we’re all still here. Enjoy today; we’ve got another week ahead to conquer! Date: September 22, 2013 Crane: 210 Days Spent on Project: 217 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Ellie H. I didn’t meet Ellie until probably my last year with NHSI in 2006, … Continue reading

Block 209: September 21, 2013

  It’s another weekend that feels finished before it ever got a chance to start. I really need to unplug. Date: September 21, 2013 Crane: 209 Days Spent on Project: 216 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Alexis C. Alexis was a director who first came to NHSI during … Continue reading