After a disappointing turn out for our 2016 fall play Arsenic & Old Lace, I made it my personal mission to get more butts in the seats for the 2017 show. But how? Here are nine things you can do to improve attendance at your next performance.Read More Looking for a larger audience at your next performance? Here’s my plan to put more butts in the seats.
I’ve experienced the death of two fathers.
The first was 25 years ago when a tragic accident robbed him from me. No seven-year-old boy should be without a father; a man who will guide him, teach him, love him. Lucky for me, nature abhors a vacuum, and it was my grandfather who stepped in to fill the void.Read More ‘Further on Up the Road.’ A Eulogy for Grandpa Benson
Do you love LEGOS? Are you the special that Vitruvius foretold? If so, then LEGO Storytellers camp is for son or daughter!Read More LEGO Storytellers: Bringing your Favorite Minifigs to Life
The iPhone Age The iPhone turned ten earlier this year. As the world anxiously awaits the release of the anniversary edition phone, its difficult to fathom that in a mere decade this device became the best selling product in history with 1.2 billion units sold and counting. To give you some perspective, the next best […]Read More A Tale of Two Devices
It’s been almost a week since High School Musical ended, and I was tired. So tired in fact that I was a sleep on the couch at 7 on a Friday night. While we had gotten the entire set dismantled last Monday, the job was far from done. I had 25 walls and floor platforms, four flights […]Read More I’m tired
You might wonder what happens to the set after a production. Simple. We blow it up. As exhilarating as rocket propelled demolition might be, I would still have a mess to clean up and an email from our head of maintenance asking why the paint of the stage was damaged. Not to mention the school […]Read More The Set Strikes Back
About a month before the show Meg Lau emailed me about building a photo booth. She was nice enough to send a picture which always makes the job easier. I didn’t fully understand why at the time but I’ve remarked several times in the past that I don’t have to understand to build it. 😜 […]Read More Smile! Wildcat Photo Booth