Going behind the stage today, I want to give you a glimpse at the Make-up department. The department is composed of 25 make-up artists. They are responsible for everything makeup related: Wigs, prosthetics, masks. And let me tell you: they make magic happen. They have a workshop where everything that has to be produced gets … Continue reading Behind the Curtains – The makeup department.
De volta a série atrás das cortinas, hoje vamos dar uma volta pelo departamento de maquiagem. O nosso departamento de maquiagem é composto por 25 artistas maquiadores que fazem literalmente de tudo: perucas, arranjos de cabelo, máscaras, próteses de maquiagem, ou seja, verdadeiros mágicos. A maquiagem tem um Workshop, onde tudo que tenha que ser … Continue reading Atrás das cortinas: O departamento de maquiagem.
This Wednesday we will be performing Anne Frank. Anne Frank premiered in April 2015 and was created for our company by the Brazilian choreographer Reginaldo Oliveira. I can not go into Anne Frank before talking a little bit more about Reginaldo. Reginaldo grew up in Rio de Janeiro, and after dancing with the Rio de … Continue reading Creating Anne Frank.
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.
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.
Tem muito trabalho envolvido em trazer um personagem a vida. Além da atuação e da parte de dança que é o meu trabalho, tem muita gente trabalhando para nos deixar lindas ou horrorosas. No Teatro, nós temos os nossos próprios departamentos de maquiagem e figurino. Além de produzir tudo, eles ainda são responsáveis por … Continue reading A mágica de um personagem.
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.