For a traditional play production, the designer meets with the director to discuss the physical requirements of the piece, along with time, setting, and overall concept. The University Players Zoom-based performances of four works, collectively titled The Stream You Step In, will be anything but traditional.
Tickets go on sale today, Oct. 1, for the unique theatrical experience, which will present new works specially commissioned from four Canadian playwrights.
Set designer David Court (BA 1996) has produced a computer-generated rendering of the space that will serve as the stage for good white men by David Yee — the apartment that is shared by three members of the cast. See his video tour at https://youtu.be/pgyFUs2Jb-Y.
The Stream You Step In will take the form of two double-bills, Nov. 5 to 8 and 19 to 22. Find ticket information and order online.
Drama and film student Aruna Martin-Bhalla interviewed faculty and staff involved in the project to share their enthusiasm in a short video. Among the comments is assistant costume designer Jacqueline Khan’s “You know the saying, the show must go on… so you adapt.”
Watch the entire video: