Tag Archives: Performing Arts

Potential Energy

Potential Energy  by Shannon Wade Here at Portland Stage, we’ve arrived at one of the most exciting, whirlwind weeks of the year! The annual Little Festival of the Unexpected kicked off on Monday with a meet-and-greet in the Studio Theater, … Continue reading

On Our Feet

On Our Feet by Nick Orvis Well, it’s that time again here at Portland Stage: we’ve got another play opening, with previews this week of Evan Smith’s The Savannah Disputation, which I’ve had the great pleasure of serving as the … Continue reading

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

PlayNotes Podcast – ‘Tribes’

Interested in learning a little more about our production of Tribes by Nina Raine? Give a listen to episode six of our PlayNotes podcast, this time featuring Assistant Director & Dramaturg JJ Peeler. In this episode we discuss the The … 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

New Play Dramaturgy

New Play Dramaturgy by Georgia Zildjian Over the last month I have been asked numerous times to define my role as both the assistant director and dramaturg on Veils, and as a dramaturg in general. I’ve had to do this … Continue reading

The Sparkiest Future

The Sparkiest Future by JJ Peeler This week, the interns once again embarked on our familiar sequence of strike, load in, focus, and tech. By now this isn’t our first rodeo. We know exactly what to expect from the extended … Continue reading