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Opening Night Fever: Romeo & Juliet with a twist

This Valentine’s Edition of Small Stage is the classic Romeo & Juliet story with a genre-blending, gender-bending, time-transcending twist. We asked each of the dancers to tell us about their typical day of opening night and about their work. To start, can you tell us about your piece in just three words? Then feel free to add a few more. Joshua Beamish: ... Read More »

Opening Night Fever: Amber Funk Barton, Dancer

How does your day start on opening night? Amber Funk Barton: It’s imperative that I get a solid eight hours of sleep. I usually get up with my husband, drink coffee, watch the news, see him off to work, and then hunker down to tackle emails. What about pre-show jitters? Do you still get them? AFB: The last five minutes before I go onstage ... Read More »

Opening Night Fever: David Adams, Actor

How does your day start on opening night? David Adams: As I’ve aged and racked up a ton of opening nights, I find I need to keep an even keel. I try to stay relaxed and do things that I need to do for myself, not what I feel others expect of me. What about pre-show jitters? Do you still get them? DA: There’s ... Read More »