Stage Directions October 2017 : Page 1

Manhattan School of Music 12 14 Table Of Contents October 2017 Features 8 Stage Management: Managing The Ephemeral The Immersive Challenges of Third Rail Projects’ Ghost Light 12 In The Limelight: The Good Fight Fight Director Jacob Grigolia-Rosenbaum Talks About the Art of Fighting 14 Outdoor Theater: To See; To Hear The Lighting and Sound Designs of Hamlet at San Diego’s Old Globe “I LOOK FORWARD TO WATCHING FUTURE GENERATIONS OF BROADWAY TALENT COME OF AGE AT MSM.” TONY AWARD NOMINEE MSM MUSICAL THEATRE PROGRAM ARTISTIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE – NORM LEWIS 20 Master Artist: In His Own Words Howard Sherman Speaks with The Prince of Broadway Himself, Hal Prince 32 Design Technology: Stage Presence A Collaboration That Resulted in a New VR Approach to Design Communication 34 Education: Automation Theater Needs Tomorrow’s Technicians Today 36 Special Section: Education Directory Departments 2 Editor’s Note 4 Callboard 6 Tools: Product Roundup 24 Resources: Backdrops 60 Answer Box: Present to Past Propsmaster Natalie Kearns Builds a WWII Motorbike A Knight of the Roundtable’s Motorbike? “NEW YORK CITY AT LAST HAS A FORMAL CONSERVATORY-BASED DEGREE PROGRAM IN MUSICAL THEATRE!” – KELLI O’HARA TONY AWARD WINNER MSM MUSICAL THEATRE PROGRAM ARTISTIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE Get Thee to School: The Education Directory www.stage-directions.com The Art & Technology of Theatre OCTOBER 2017 ON OUR COVER: Producer/Director Harold Prince during rehearsals for Prince of Broadway. I love black boxes. After all, that’s what theatre is, it’s an empty space, and it’s both limited and unlimited because the space is the space, but what you can do with people’s imaginations is really endless. —Harold Prince, 2011 interview MSMNYC.EDU OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS AND FINANCIAL AID MANHATTAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC 120 CLAREMONT AVENUE, NEW YORK, NY 10027 917-493-4436 | ADMISSION@MSMNYC.EDU PHOTOGRAPHY: Matthew Murphy ©2017

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