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Stage Direction, Chicago Style (SDCF #64)

Stage Direction, Chicago StyleStage Direction, Chicago Style

On October 18, 2010, SDCF hosted a sixty-minute discussion on Stage Direction, Chicago Style at Steppenwolf Theatre moderated by Sheldon Patinkin and featuring panelists Seth Bockley, Timothy Douglas, Gary Griffin, Kimberly Senior and Dennis Zacek. The panel discusses Chicago’s actor-based process, from actor-based companies such as Lookingglass to the exploratory rehearsal process embraced by Chicago directors. Topics include the influence of Second City, the dynamic system of mentorship amongst Chicago directors and the sense that in Chicago one is “allowed to fail.” This conversation gives an inspiring look at one of the country’s great theatre cities and the values it runs on. Afterward, David Cromer presented the 2010 Zelda Fichandler Award to director Michael Halberstam of Writers’ Theatre.

Originally recorded on – October 18, 2010.
Running time – 1:24:47.

For more information, to listen online, or to download the episode go to SDCF Masters of the Stage’s Stage Direction, Chicago Style program page.

You can also download directly the Stage Direction, Chicago Style program (mp3).



Posted on Thursday, January 27th, 2011 at 11:31 am
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