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Fear and Magic in the rehearsal room

I’ve run rehearsals in the past for very small projects; I’ve been an Assistant Director sitting in on rehearsals and taking notes, giving feedback and providing all manner of support. 696 more words

I Will Direct *THAT* Show - On Directing Next to Normal (Part 1)

This is the first entry in a series I am doing on my work directing Porch Light Productions Next to Normal. The show opens June 20th at Porch Light Theater in Glen Rock, New Jersey.  836 more words


Finding songs for a children's gospel choir

During my tenure as a children’s choir director I’ve had to do numerous and time consuming searches for songs. I haven’t been able to find many songs for children gospel choirs on the web, so there are times I’ve had to be creative. 75 more words

Children's Choir

Actor's Etiquette: Memorize Your Lines

I once directed a play with a cast of experienced actors.  At the first rehearsal, I gave them my usual spiel about memorizing lines (you can’t do any real acting until you are off book; the earlier you memorize them, the better your performance will be; I suggest you aim for three weeks before opening; don’t try and go off book until you really are off book, because it’s a waste of everyone’s time and I won’t permit it). 480 more words


Deal With Problems Early

We procrastinate when we think a task is going to be tedious, difficult, or stressful. However, when we delay handling a problem we make it more likely the problem will become a crisis.   125 more words



Anastasia is currently directing and producing a new political thriller, CAPO D’ ISTRIA, her  own adaptation of Nikos Kazantzakis “Capodistria” infused with archival and contemporary political research. 312 more words

CAPO D' ISTRIA, Theatre, Directing

CAPO D' ISTRIA trailer


Διασκευή / Θεατρική Σκηνοθεσία : Αναστασία Κουμίδου Σκηνοθεσία Video: Μάγδα Γκούμα
Μουσική Σύνθεση : Αντριάνα Μίνου

Βασισμένο στο έργο του Ν. Καζαντζάκη “Καποδίστριας”, σε ιστορικό και σύγχρονο αρχειακό υλικό. 96 more words

CAPO D' ISTRIA, Theatre, Directing