Monthly Archives: February 2017

Who’s Gonna Clean Up This Mess?

What to do when a mysterious, sword-wielding Herald arrives unannounced? Well, technically he is a “herald,” so he has arrived to do the announcing — but there’s still the mystery factor and the wielding of the sword. And the fact … Continue reading

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Jolly Jolly Jinks

Tonight represents a first for me…. I choreographed a large section of the show without listening to the music! I normally sit with a recording and listen to it over and over again as I create choreography.  I listen and … Continue reading

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An Irreverent Salute

Tonight we choreographed a light-hearted little number about a rich woman who connives her way into a position of power; then immediately unlocks the wine cellar, plunders the pantry, and indulges in a greed-fueled bacchanal. The result is a dizzying visual … Continue reading

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…by any other name…

I often give silly names to movements and gestures as I’m teaching staging and choreography.  This can make things easier to remember; and rehearsals a bit more fun. Today we continued work on the Act I Finale.  As in all … Continue reading

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