Playing God at the McArdle Theatre
“Prometheus was a titan and had a lot to do with creating Earth,” said
Kalen Larson, who is director of flying for the play. “It’s loosely based around the Greek mythologies.”
“Stealing Fire” is an original production by students and teachers of MTU.
“There’s nothing that was preexisting when we started this,” Larson said. “…All of the music in the show is composed by students.”
Read more at the Mining Gazette, by Scott Viau.
Actors Flying High at Michigan Tech
“The first challenge is to keep it safe,” Director Christopher Plummer, associate professor of sound, says during a recent rehearsal. Actor Paige Borel is strapped into a harness, going throughther paces, some airborne. “And it actually means different types of rehearsals,” Plummer goes on to say,”the emotional intensity of covering the story; the technical rehearsals, including sound and lights; and the everyday flying systems set-up, which has to be checked each time.”
Read more at Michigan Tech News, by Dennis Walikainen.