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07 Nov: Rehearsals

I was ITCHING to get this play into the rehearsal room and on its feet and I have been having a wonderful time. I am so lucky to have such a crack team of actors. The play is driven by…

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04 Nov: Sound Design

We spent a whole day in the studio last week getting the sound design perfect for Feathers. It was INTENSE but wonderful. I secretly have a lot classical music and a little bit of music tech in my background (we’ll…

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02 Nov: Fight Direction

We are so lucky that we have had the brilliant Mathew McKay, fight director, actor and stuntman extraordinaire, in the rehearsal room to play with us. Mat and I first worked together last year choreographing a scene which we called…

31 Oct: Why Feathers?

Our producer, Michelle Neil, wrote a small piece on the production’s Facebook page recently entitled: ‘Why Feathers?’ discussing her reasons for staging the play. It got me thinking…why did I write Feathers in the first place? The first draft of…

07 Oct: Casting

We did three intense days of casting for Feathers. There is an academic side of directing. You have a script. You read it. You read it a lot of times, in your head. You start researching. You start analyzing the…