Tagged with NHSI

Block 224: October 6, 2013

  Date: October 6, 2013 Crane: 224 Days Spent on Project: 231 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Lavina J. I first met Lavina during my first year with the NHSI, back in the summer of 2000. She was a 17 year old high school student at that point. … Continue reading

Block 223: October 5, 2013

  Date: October 5, 2013 Crane: 223 Days Spent on Project: 230 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Chris P. Chris was brought on one year to assist (although the correct NHSI term is “associate with”) Andrew W. on all of his work as the Production Manager/Director of the … Continue reading

Block 222: October 4, 2013

  Up at 4am to start the day… Heading by train to Providence. Here’s hoping Amtrak isn’t delayed this time. Date: October 4, 2013 Crane: 222 Days Spent on Project: 229 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Andrew W. Andrew, when I first started working at NHSI in 2000, … Continue reading

Block 221: October 3, 2013

  My beloved iron kicked the bucket while sewing this Crane. I was only able to finish my pressing all my seams with the residual heat as it cooled down. Today, I will have to buy a new iron. Why does it feel like everything I own is falling apart or breaking right now? Crane: … Continue reading

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 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