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Inspirational images

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

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Director Anatoly Antohin posted these images (found on-line) as early sources of inspiration for the Designers, Choreographers and Cast.

Lighting for Caligari

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

Here are some lightplots and a listing of the lighting cues for “Caligari”.

softplotfoh3-27color = Front of House (FOH) pdf of the lightplot for “Caligari” by designer Kade Mendelowitz

Caligari Light Plot (Over stage)

Caligari Light Plot (Over stage)

caligari-lighting-cues = a pdf listing of the lighting cues for “Caligari: Alaska”.


Sunday, June 14th, 2009

Would you prefer a printable (PDF) copy of this information?

“Kabinett” literal a cabinet
Literal a type of cheap wine kept in a cabinet
Literal the term for a government in particular all ministers aka the most senior appointed officers in the respective department.

SCHATTENKABINETT literal a cabinet formed by the opposition party – in case of dissolution of the government these senior officers would take over.

Subtext: after World War I even the cabinet in power were often viewed as A “Shadow cabinet” ineffective and puppet like. There is a puppeteer who we not see that pulls the strings, that “runs the show”

An image often used in political campaign posters from all parties encompassing the entire political spectrum communism to radical nationalists.

GRUSELKABINETT literal a theatrical place on the fairgrounds where one enters to be frightened, to be astounded, to be removed from reality and to see oneself and others in distorted mirror images.

Heather Kasvinsky

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009
Heather Kasvinsky

Heather Kasvinsky

Heather Kasvinsky, Department Coordinator/Box Office Manager/PR, holds an MFA in Printmaking from Arizona State University and has been teaching visual arts at the college level for the last 9 years. Currently she is adjunct faculty for UAF’s Art Department, teaching printmaking and book arts. Her work is exhibited both nationally and internationally.

Animation project

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

Assistant Director Brian Lyke created stop-motion animated movies of the blocking work on Caligari: Alaska.
These are his work product!

Each runs approximately 2 minutes

Animation Station

Animation Station

Watch the whole show!

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

Available now! You can watch the full matinee performance of Anatoly Antohin's Caligari: Alaska!

68 minutes - the quality has been reduced for viewing over the web.  DVD copies will be available for purchase at a modest cost.

Video interview: Anna Gagne-Hawes

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

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Actress / Choreographer Anna Gagne-Hawes talks about her work in Caligari: Alaska

Approximately 15.5 minutes

Video interview: Rachel Blackwell

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

Actress / choreographer Rachel Blackwell discusses her involvement with the production Caligari: Alaska

17.5 minutes

Video interview: Rafaela Stacheter

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

Dramaturge Rafaela Stacheter discusses her involvement in the production Caligari: Alaska

Approximately 27 minutes

Video interview: Jey Johnson

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

Actress / choreographer Jasmine "Jey" Johnson discusses her involvement in the production Caligari: Alaska.

Approximately 22 minutes