The Stormrider production
The Stormrider production

Lighting Designer, Marc Heinz Rides the Storm

Stage Directions

It’s not every day that the chance comes up to light a large-scale musical spectacular starring over 100 majestic Friesian horses, geese, a dog, a falcon… together a few famous actors and singers as well, so Lighting Designer, Marc Heinz relished the opportunity of working on De Stormruiter (The Stormrider) with a cast that truly ticked the ‘diverse’ box in every aspect. Here's a video trailer for The Stormrider: {youtube}v=3dphQ6dECLU{/youtube}

Add a comment
Read more

Backstage Video: Building the Sea Wall at The Alley Theatre for Twelfth Night

Stage Directions

Here’s a behind-the-scenes of the Sea Wall being built and painted for the Alley Theatre’s production of Shakespeare’s tale of unrequited love, Twelfth Night. Alley carpenters and painters have been working to bring Shakespeare's Illyria to life. Check out the 20-foot Sea Wall that was built in the Alley Theatre's Production Center from a Scenic Design by Todd Rosenthal. {youtube}v=x67ymmwxH3Q{/youtube}

Add a comment
Read more

Behind the Scenes: Projections for Coriolanus at the Stratford Festival

Stage Directions

This summer, William Shakespeare’s Coriolanus has been playing at Canada’s Stratford Festival. Director and Set Designer, Robert Lepage made his Stratford Festival debut with this genre-defying production of Coriolanus that was created in collaboration with Ex Machina. Here is a video with Technical Director for the Avon Theatre, Elissa Horscroft and Lepage talking about the projection design for Coriolanus: {youtube} v=tOqAl6gnu5c{/youtube}

Add a comment
Read more

Behind the Scenes: The Set for Coriolanus at the Stratford Festival

Stage Directions

This summer, William Shakespeare’s Coriolanus has been playing at Canada’s Stratford Festival. Director and Set Designer, Robert Lepage made his Stratford Festival debut with this genre-defying production of Coriolanus that was created in collaboration with Ex Machina. Here is a video with Technical Director for the Avon Theatre, Elissa Horscroft and Lepage talking about the set for this inventive production: {youtube}v=yeOZAmZ1m58{/youtube}

Add a comment
Read more