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Staff Survey Series: Brittany Johnson

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Job at Undermain: Emerging Artist Intern Describe your typical day/duties at the theatre. Everything from taping auditions to reading new scripts and writing blog posts! Everyday is different! When I am not at Undermain,… Continue reading

Summer Reading Roundup

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As libraries and book stores roll out their lists of summer reading, I thought it would be a great time to round up some recommended reading from the Undermain blog. Throughout 2013, we’ve… Continue reading

Sharing the Space: Lessons From Immersive Theater and Crowdsourced Artwork

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A recent article in American Theater Magazine adds to the growing number of headlines devoted to the movement known as immersive theater. The article cites, among others, Then She Fell of Third Rail… Continue reading

Staff Survey Series: Ryan Lescalleet

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Job at Undermain: Stage Manager/Company Manager Describe your typical day/duties at the theatre. During rehearsals, I schedule the actors/designers/crew and manage each rehearsal/photo-shoot/line-through/run. During production, I run the show and shut down the… Continue reading

New Play Map Connects Artists Across the Globe

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If you haven’t checked out Howlround’s interactive New Play Map, you probably should. Seriously. Let me give a little context. Howlround is primarily an online theater journal and livestreaming TV channel. The site… Continue reading

Staff Survey Series: Stephen Foglia

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Staff Survey Series: Miranda Parham

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  Job at Undermain:  Emerging Artist Intern Describe your typical day/duties at the theatre: A woman with many hats, I like to post up in the kitchen (where the light shines in), equipped… Continue reading

Staff Survey Series: Ben Bryant

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Job at Undermain: Facilities Manager/Master Electrician.  I assist with set builds and am in charge of general upkeep of physical facility.  Describe your typical day/duties at the theatre. During  production- Build or handle… Continue reading

Staff Survey Series: Ken Bernstein

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Job at Undermain: technical director Describe your typical day/duties at the theatre. I do theatre because there is no typical. On any given day I can be sourcing materials, drafting construction drawings,building or… Continue reading

“I am hopelessly entangled in the spell that the lines have cast all around me”: The Paintings of Tagore

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Untitled, 1934 Rabindranath Tagore Imagine blowing out the candles on your sixtieth birthday cake and thinking, “My wish this year is to become a painter. Or…no, not just a painter….a world renowned painter!”… Continue reading