Plays in Process

Plays in Performance Response #449

Skeleton Crew Response So, I saw Skeleton Crew (at the Calderwood Pavilion produced by the Huntington Theatre Company). My first Dominique Morisseau play I have ever seen. As a black theatre artist, I am ashamed that this was the first play of hers I have ever heard after learning about her name in the past […]

Personal Statement #569

^the above number is arbitrary. I feel like I talk about myself a lot just to get by. —————————————————————————————————————————————– WHO I AM When I was younger, I’ll say about five years old, I sang my heart out. Literally, every time I sang, it felt as if my heart was tearing out of my chest it […]

My Senior Year Process Paper

Hello. For the Boston University School of Theatre, undergrad performance students need to write a paper of their process for the end of each semester. Here it is!                       If I am not embarrassed by this in 30 years if not by next week, I’ve done […]

Vomit Writing Magic Muse

Being a playwright-  finding your muse is very important- having your space, having your music, having your spells, chants, and charms around you as you write is very important. But sometimes it just doesn’t come. My first mentor/friend in playwriting was Stephen Adly Guirgis. Outside of my mother, he was the first person who told […]

Scn Std: wk1

I just had my first rehearsal? meet and greet? chat? run-through? stumble upon? of a short piece I’ll be doing with Sara Katzoff and three undergrad actors/actresses. For the past semester and a half I’ve been working on my thesis play which is this dark tragedy. It’s been so long since I’ve started a new […]

The Room Where it Happens

(Not Hamilton. I wish, though.) Last night I went to the read through of Company One‘s production of Wig Out! by Tarell Alvin McCraney and I was so incredibly moved and inspired by the evening. First of all, the BU representation on the show is awesome. Current student Dev Blair and Miles Jordan, and alum […]

We’re on each other’s [production] team

This week my senior thesis, Theresa Rebeck’s Seminar, teched, opened, and closed. Within one week, we loaded in five huge pieces of furniture, printed a poster, and went though a ton of troubleshooting to get lights, sound, and transitions up to speed. There were only a few bumps in the road, and overall everything came together, but […]