Tagged with Costume Design

Block 818: October 20, 2015

This will be quick today. It has to be. Date: October 20, 2015 Crane: 818 Days Spent on Project: 973 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: TBD Music I listened to while sewing: The shop is hard at work today. There’s no talking, and the only noise besides the steady … Continue reading

Block 717: July 11, 2015

My dog turns 6 today. He doesn’t seem to mind or care whenever I’ve mentioned it to him this morning. A trip to the pet store is in order! Date: July 11, 2015 Crane: 717 Days Spent on Project: 872 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Tiffany D. The structure … Continue reading

Block 716: July 10, 2015

Do you know that moment in the musical Ragtime when the character Brother sees Evelyn Nesbit for the first time and yells, “Life is suddenly full of wonderful possibilities!”? I woke up this morning feeling that. Remember that funk I was in last week? It’s very much gone now. Date: July 10, 2015 Crane: 716 … Continue reading

Block 709: July 3, 2015

Guess who slept in until 1pm today? Date: July 3, 2015 Crane: 709 Days Spent on Project: 864 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: After those 17 days spent in Los Angeles and Irvine, California, in which Vinnie and I put together (with the help of almost two dozen students) … Continue reading

Block 688: June 12, 2015

Just back from the Oregon coast. I get why people fall in love with this state now. The Dog, meanwhile, is exhausted. Date: June 12, 2015 Crane: 688 Days Spent on Project: 843 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Kaitlyn K. When Vinnie and I had our big, “full production … Continue reading

Block 679: June 2, 2015

Oh dear Lord, what is this going to look like or BE at the end… Date: June 2, 2015 Crane: 679 Days Spent on Project: 833 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Okay, again, I’m having that fear that I can’t think of 1,000 people for this project. Trying to … Continue reading

Block 657: May 11, 2015

We are down to the last two weeks of the shop’s employment for the season. I can’t believe we’ve done all this work in this amount of time. I can’t believe it. Date: May 11, 2015 Crane: 657 Days Spent on Project: 811 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: I … Continue reading

Block 646: April 30, 2015

Thursday. Almost there. The idea of a “Weekend” is slowly becoming an amazing and normal part of my life. Date: April 30, 2015 Crane: 646 Days Spent on Project: 800 (I’ve gotten behind in the past 26 months, haven’t I?) Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: This Crane will be … Continue reading

Block 640: April 24, 2015

TGIF. Date: April 24, 2015 Crane: 640 Days Spent on Project: 794 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: In the summer of 2013, right when I was being fired from working on my fifth Broadway show, I was also hired to design a production of an outdoor Shakespeare- The Tempest- … Continue reading

Block 639: April 23, 2015

I made a Crane two days ago, which I stared at when finished. It was the first time in a long while that I thought, “That’s terrible and I hope I don’t have to use it.” But then I thought, maybe that’s the beauty of it. It is what it is. I thought it was … Continue reading