I'm inviting you into to my process, so you can see step by step what goes into creating a design. From May 31, 2013 until July 10, 2013, I will be opening five different productions at Post Playhouse in Crawford, Nebraska (Annie Get Your Gun, Always...Patsy Cline, Hollywood:A Caberet, Suessical: The Musical, and The Drowsey Chaperone. Through the next few months, I'll post research, sketches, renderings, and photos of models and my work in process. Hope you enjoy! -Dan
Post Playhouse, Crawford NE
Post Playhouse is Northwestern Nebraska's premiere venue for live theatre. Located on Historic Fort Robinson State Park (famous for the surrender and death of Sioux war leader, Crazy Horse.) Post Playhouse produces several musicals running in a repertory schedule every summer by utilizing the talent of creative professionals from across the country and nearby. Its location on an active campground with whitewater rafting, hiking, horse back riding, a myriad of daily activities, is perfect for sitting back and enjoying a great story. Its surroundings also make family friendly American West themed productions are an audience favorite.
These are images that I've collected based on conversations with each director for sets and costumes.
Annie Get Your Gun
Seussical: The Musical
The Drowsey Chaperone
Here are the first round of sketches for the directors