Tag Archives: Backstage

The Magic of the Quick-Change

The Magic of the Quick-Change by Laura Donovan As the costumes intern at Portland Stage your time is split two ways. The first part is in the shop sewing and working to create the different pieces needed for each production. … Continue reading

100 feet of HDMI

100 feet of HDMI by  Sarah McKenney From my perspective as the Sound & Electrics Intern and light board operator for Veils, if I had to describe the show in one word, that word would easily be “projections.” From a … Continue reading

Close Only Counts in Horseshoes, Hand Grenades, and Halawa

Close Only Counts in Horseshoes, Hand Grenades, and Halawa by Bekah Bryer When I began writing this particular intern blog post, I started to write about Veils tech, as a stage management intern, and the process that it took to … Continue reading

The Halfway Point

The Halfway Point by Beka Bryer We are at the halfway point of our internship at Portland Stage, which seems incredible. I have just finished a week of sitting in on rehearsals for Words By as well as striking The … Continue reading

Solidarity and Snow Squids

Solidarity and Snow Squids by Meg Anderson I am sitting backstage; listening to children loudly warming up onstage and watching my slightly grumpy and sleepy coworkers shuffle into the green room where the smell of fresh coffee awaits them. We … Continue reading

Bed Turning and Going Through the Seasons

Bed Turning and Going Through the Seasons by Jen Sims The start of my internship at Portland Stage has been really varied. As the stage management intern whose first assignment is the second show of the season, you get the … Continue reading

On to the Next One: Closing, Strike and Changeover

On to the Next One: Closing, Strike and Changeover by Laura Donovan It’s hard to believe that in the two short months we have been here at Portland Stage a full production has already completed! This past weekend was the … Continue reading