My First Show. Ever.

We’re moving, which means my wife and I are going through a period of purging stuff we either no longer need or want to keep.

Years ago I found these pictures of my first lighting design (at Leesville Road High School) in either 1996 or 1997. The show is called Pvt. Wars, a sardonic look at the human costs of war.

Sadly, I don’t remember who the cast is anymore.

Not ultra-sophisticated … in either a design or photography perspective. Fortunately, I’ve improved a lot since then.

At least I like to think so.

N.Y. Times Continues The Story

Interestingly the N.Y Times has released an article about the abuse most interns and younger employees face. You can read the article by click here. Quite telling ...

My original piece regarding my discomfort surrounding internship programs is here.

I think we ultimately have a supply versus demand problem. There’s a glut of supply clumping up at the bottom because upward mobility is extremely difficult. Those slots are taken, and the people occupying them aren’t going anywhere anytime soon.

When supply and demand become unbalanced, workers lose. A confluence of factors means younger workers are hit especially hard.

The Dysfunction Between Theater And Money

Let’s face it: Theater has a dysfunctional relationship with money. In this LD On The DL I take a hard look at this dysfunction and talk about the consequences.