We arrived safely in Bangkok, and after a couple of delicious meals, and a Thai massage, it was time to get to work. When we arrived at the Theater today at 15:30pm, everything had already been set up for us, the costumes, the make-up stations, the sets... It takes even more work to do a … Continue reading Time to work.
On Tuesday, we will be flying to Bangkok, Thailand for a week to take part in the 18th International Festival of dance and music. Bangkok is the capital and most populated city in Thailand, the city, also known in Thai as Krung Thep (city of angels) is famous for its vibrant street life and cultural … Continue reading Bangkok: the city of angels.
Bringing a revival back should be an easy task. It turns out its no easy job. Replacing people who have gone or moved on to bigger roles can be time consuming and frustrating, specially if you have been doing it for the last five years. We have been working on Nutcracker for the last week, … Continue reading Rehearsals that literally crack you nuts.
Toi toi toi everyone!
Next Tuesday, the company will be boarding a plane to Bangkok in Thailand for two guest performances of The Nutcracker, a Christmas Carol. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YeAve5ua4ng&feature=youtu.be Our version of the Nutcracker was choreographed by Youri Vámos in 1988 for the Bonn Opera, and it has been a success ever since. Instead of telling the original story of … Continue reading The Nutcracker – A Christmas Carol.
There is a lot of work involved in becoming someone else. Besides the acting and the dancing, there is a lot of other people working for us to look pretty, or not depending on the role. trust me, it takes a village! At the theater we have our own Make up and Costumes departments. … Continue reading The magic of dressing up.