Hamlet: Summer Tech

This was my first outdoor theatre experience and it was a wild ride. Putting actors in wool layers in outdoor Missouri doesn't give microphones much of a chance to survive, but against all the elements against us, including flash storms, wigs, and metal clasps, this show was a universal success in Kansas City. I was able to apply a lot of the knowledge I had gained on my shows this semester to this production because if it could go wrong, it definitely did go wrong, but the show went on! I also learned about the intricacies of working with a team, especially when the other members of my team are men and sometimes communicate in a...different fashion than I find productive. There was an article that came out this last week pointing out that sound designers are overwhelmingly male, nearly 90% of sound designers are male. It means it falls to me to learn a way to communicate and interact with my (mostly male) peers, 


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