Role of the Director

September 30, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Elevation Place, Room 212
700 Railway Ave

Join instructor Kelly Reay for a workshop on the role of the Director. To secure a spot please e-mail to register.

Workshop topics include:

1. Interpreting a script
2. Auditions
3. First meeting with the cast
4. Scheduling rehearsals
5. When to go “off-book”
6. Blocking
7. Lights and sound
8. Handling cast problems
9. Tech and dress rehearsals

This workshop is sponsored by Pine Tree Players and Theatre Alberta, with funding from The Alberta Foundation for the Arts and Christie Lites Sales.

About Kelly Reay:
Kelly is a Calgary-based director and producer. He is currently the Festival Producer of One Yellow Rabbit’s High Performance Rodeo, and is the former Artistic Director of Calgary’s Sage Theatre (2004-2014). Select Directing credits include Shakespeare’s Will, Jack Goes Boating, Girl in the Goldfish Bowl, Hedwig and The Angry Inch, Trainspotting (Betty Mitchell Award for Outstanding Direction) (Sage Theatre), Dial ‘M’ for Murder, The Woman in Black (Vertigo Theatre), Super 8 (Lunchbox Theatre),The Flight or Fight Response (Verb Theatre) The Palace of the End (co-director), The Dishwashers (Downstage), William Shakespeare’s Land of the Dead (Red Deer College). Kelly has also had the privilege of working in numerous capacities with many Canadian theatre companies, including, Theatre Calgary, Calgary Opera, The Banff Centre, The National Arts Centre, Theatre Network, Shadow Theatre, Theatre Junction, and Theatre North West.