Posted in November 2013

Block 270: November 30, 2013

  Bruised after Black Friday… and I wasn’t even shopping. Date: November 30, 2013 Crane: 270 Days Spent on Project: 287 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Joe H. Joe was the first professional Wardrobe Supervisor… although, at the time, I think I called him the Wardrobe Master. Or … Continue reading

Block 269: November 29, 2013

  Black Friday. Date: November 29, 2013 Crane: 269 Days Spent on Project: 286 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Lorraine V. Lorraine was hired at the beginning of ┬ámy second season at Actors Theatre of Louisville; she would be the resident costume designer, a position that hadn’t been … Continue reading

Block 268: November 28, 2013

  Happy Thanksgiving, everyone. Brown seemed appropriate today. Date: November 28, 2013 Crane: 268 Days Spent on Project: 285 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Andrea M. Andrea was hired to work with us in the Actors Theater Costume Shop for the first time during my first season. As … Continue reading

Block 267: November 27, 2013

  Pink and purple today, anyone? Date: November 27, 2013 Crane: 267 Days Spent on Project: 284 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Star. My first season with Actors Theatre of Louisville, Star was a new hire as well. Technically, it was not her first season there; she had … Continue reading

Block 266: November 26, 2013

  Did you guess brown today? Date: November 26, 2013 Crane: 266 Days Spent on Project: 283 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Shari C. Shari was the Craftsperson who worked at Actors Theatre of Louisville. She was another was one of the lifer’s, who formed a cornerstone of … Continue reading

Block 265: November 25, 2013

  And Winter has definitely arrived early. Yesterday’s wind blew off the remaining leaves from the neighborhood trees; it looks bare outside. Date: November 25, 2013 Crane: 265 Days Spent on Project: 282 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Rebecca T. Rebecca was hired as a First-Hand my second … Continue reading

Block 264: November 24, 2013

  It’s 20 degrees outside. What the what? Date: November 24, 2013 Crane: 264 Days Spent on Project: 281 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Karen. Karen was a first-hand in the Actors Theatre of Louisville costume shop. I believe she was over-hire during our busiest times of the … Continue reading

Block 263: November 23, 2013

  The weekend is here… And I need to shop for 16 outfits for a dance piece. And I have a fever. Yay. Date: November 23, 2013 Crane: 263 Days Spent on Project: 280 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Micky. Micky and I actually started working at Actors … Continue reading

Block 262: November 22, 2013

  This morning, I realized I have 738 of these blocks left to make. And then I got a bit overwhelmed. Date: November 22, 2013 Crane: 262 Days Spent on Project: 279 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Caroline I don’t even remember Caroline’s last name, how bad is … Continue reading

Block 261: November 21, 2013

  Another day in; another day out. Thursday Blues. Date: November 21, 2013 Crane: 261 Days Spent on Project: 278 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Margaret St. J. Margaret was another one of the full-time stitchers at Actors Theatre of Louisville. She had also been there for several … Continue reading