Prom Dress

Wherever you do a show you have to remember that the show must fit the space for it to adequately work — site-specific or otherwise. One of my favorite fringe theatre troupes always does a show in a drafty brick theatre. The stage consists of two sagging 4′x4′ plywood platforms and their “backstage” is onstage — sometimes covered by a partition… sometimes not! I ran tech for them once, which meant hitting play on the CD player and using the light dimmer to bring the house holiday lights up and down.

The best advice: This space is like a prom dress, you either wear it or it wears you.

They were beautiful.