Today’s Date: July 18, 2019


Show Title: The Roaring Girl

Director: Stephanie Ann Foster

Assistant Directors: Cortland Nesley and Molly Harper


Stage Manager: Joe Marsh

Dramaturg: Madison Miller


Rehearsal Room: Grafton Library


What we did: 

Today we found costumes for each character. The steampunk carnival theme is going strong with the aestheticism of the costumes and color themes. Next we blocked the rest of Act 1 and made headway into blocking Act 2. The show is really starting to take a physical and emotional shape, which is an incredible process to witness, especially with a cast that is so willing to play and give vitality to the bright world. This cast always offers me so much to reflect on, I have truly never seen a group of people so collectively excited and invested in making each other feel included and a part of the world. And that, I believe is where the magic hides. These young artists are building each other up to build a story, and its surrounded with laughter and pure joy. 





“I hate her.”


-Laxton in commentary on his lover, Mistress Gallipot.



“Like a little…Rat Person… or I don’t know what.”


Physicality and imagery are very important in this play.



“I’m going for a ‘Ted’ from Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure vibe. Just full Keanu.”


-Lily Mcgrogan on some incredibly creative character work during one of her group scenes. 


Production Insight:

I got excited about our show again and wrote a separate blog post reflecting on living as an artist, and what my artistic process has taught me.