If you’re doing Robin Hood, then you know there’s going to be a castle. I’ve been criticized in past performances for set pieces being “too flat” so I needed something with more dimension. After searching through Pinterest, I came across this pin from a VBS. My first thought was, “Those folks take their VBS pretty […]Read More Alchemist’s trick of turning foam board into quarried stone
Prince John wants you to “Pay Your Taxes.” Also be on the lookout for these Wanted Merry Men for Crimes against the Crown. 15 promotional posters for ‘The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood’ at Lampeter-Strasburg High School this November.Read More 15 Promotional Posters for ‘The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood’
Another cog in Operation #SoldOutShowis creating a professional movie style poster. We were lucky enough to land professional photographer Chad Harnish donate his talents.Read More The Somewhat True Tale of Making the Robin Hood Poster
The secret to effectively utilizing 14 student builders is being very organized. This week we tackle building Sherwood Forest.Read More Welcome to Sherwood Forest 🌳
Today we officially started set construction for The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood. I’m excited to say that my build team has more than doubled from last year. Today’s inaugural session was a bit of trial by fire when we moved a couple thousand pounds of platforms, flats, and plywood from ramp room storage, […]Read More My Merry Men
Lighter fluid. Flaming arrows. Compound bow. What could go wrong?
My tale of creating the Robin Hood auditions commercial.
Despite taking place in the 13th century, The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood contains humorous anachronisms, pop culture references, and British comedy wackiness. For all those reasons, we decided in preproduction that it would be funny if Prince John sat on the Iron Throne. This is how I built it.Read More Hold the Door! The Iron Throne is coming to Nottingham