“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” goes into tech next week, so here are some pictures of where we are at the moment. First, here’s student stage manager Emily posting new things on the callboard:
We were trying out a new method of building the slopes with celotex, but it was taking too long and was too fiddly, so we’ve reverted to styrofoam. Here we have Alex, Javona, and Christina cutting out shapes:
Props manager Allison works on the wooden sword:
The grid is half hung at this point, so this afternoon the light hang will continue:
My project is to finish painting the stone facing — we’re doing it on strips of linoleum to better accommodate the curved platform edges:
Also did some more work on “On the Verge.” Here’s the model with a new header and added clocks:
Finally, this slice of tree is from one of the sugar maples that used to stand across the street from the Center for the Arts. It and it’s twin were cut down this Fall so a developer could build some truly nondescript student apartments. One of the art profs claimed this chunk and plans to sand it down and make a timeline of it. They guess the trees were at least two hundred years old.