|James Cairns as Rhayader with the birds and the hanging sky... or the sea... or his paintings.|
|Taryn Bennett as Frith under the twinkle of a string of fairy lights.|
I painted the whole set bringing colour onto the stage. There was something nice about the raw wood... but it was rather bland.
I made a few new masks. Yay. One of them ended up sneaking into 'Hamlet!' Played by the same actor in very different ways... funny. What necessity allows.
Oh. And I ordered WW2 helmets on line while in Denmark. That was exciting. Vika - who ordered them for me - now receives regular emails from 'epic militaria.' Ah the places theatre will take you.
So lots of changes. Thats the thing about theatre. It really does take time.
Our first run was really much more about script, structure and mask play.
For this second run there were minimal (but very important) script changes... with loads more design elements.
I think watching the show from backstage with the amount the actors have to do is a show all on it's own.
Thanks once again to our producers Simon and Helen Cooper of KBT Productions for affording me these changes.
|A painted set behind two dancing actors.|
|New masks for the soldiers on the beach.|
|Me... boat making on Vika's floor of her Copenhagen apartment... boat making and wine drinking!|