Tag Archives: rehearsal

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

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 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

When We Come to the End, We Shall Know More Than We Do Now

When We Come to the End, We Shall Know More Than We Do Now by Shannon Wade Though tech for The Snow Queen has been long and tiring, it was also one of my favorite parts of the rehearsal process. … Continue reading

Pictures, Books, Quotes, Plays: Life as a Dramaturg

Pictures, Books, Quotes, Plays: Life as a Dramaturg by Nicholas Orvis When we published the PlayNotes guide to Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, I put a status update on Facebook commenting that I truly enjoyed being a dramaturg. An older and … Continue reading