Intro sessions – projection mapping. A field to explore further. Isadora – i need to learn more about you.
site visit to Nottingham Playhouse. Explore the space, measure, investigate, plan, SIGHTLINES. On stage- set for “The Memory of Water”, play written by Shelagh Stephenson, design by Laura Hopkins.
attacking the space. Nottingham playhouse. Shakespeare. Exploring the space. Researching. Playing. Gravity – black hole. Burnt (shurred) wood – destruction. an orgy of destruction and revenge.
Performing. Deranged version of Peter Pan. Villain and danger to the lost boys. Nottingham, 2019 Costume by Kayleigh Bakker Photos by Crash Taylor
A few very useful and interesting sessions in stage lighting. Brightness, angles, focus, shapes, spills, Fresnel, Profiles. LED, lighting from the Script, lighting a scene, programming lighting desk, operating it, cue sheets, uses of gobos (made them ourselves using AutoCAD and laser cutter) were just a few topics that were covered. There is so muchContinue reading “Intro to Stage Lighting”
Laser cutting 1:25 scale furniture (chairs) and ladders for model box. Using AutoCAD.
Anders Lustgarten’s play confronts the dangerous necessity of compassion in a world where it is in short supply. And it is all about contrasts and aggression. About class and running away from who you are, about pretending It is set in 1600s Naples and modern day Liverpool. It was necessary for my design scheme thatContinue reading “Costume Design for Seven Acts of Mercy.”
Second project of first term – costume design scheme for Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer. Chaucer illustrates and describes society and classes in the Middle Ages. He looks and tells stories of people from different backgrounds, ages, occupations, status and beliefs. Containing detailed descriptions of characters, the book is great resource not only for historians,Continue reading “Costume design for Canterbury Tales”
First project – making and performing with Bunraku style puppet. Communication between three puppeteers controlling the puppet is one of the most important aspects. They have to work in perfect harmony to give life to an inanimate object. In order to understand Bunraku puppetry more in depth I spent time researching history and meaning ofContinue reading “puppetry project”
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