Rehearsals Begin for ‘Lockerbie’

October 14, 2011 in Rehearsals & Technique

  Before 9/11, there was Lockerbie. Oakland University’s first interpreted show of the season (there will be three this year) is ‘The Women of Lockerbie.’  This moving play is based [...]

Dead Man’s Cell Phone – terptheatre Answers The Call!

March 14, 2013 in Performances, Rehearsals & Technique, Shows

March is bustling with shadow interpreted performances! Featured in this vBlog is terptheatre’s night with Dead Man’s Cell Phone — produced by Oakland University’s Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance. [...]

Sign Names – Dead Man’s Cell Phone

March 19, 2013 in Performances, Rehearsals & Technique, Shows

Here are the character sign names for this weekend’s production of Dead Man’s Cell Phone at Oakland University. This show is SOLD OUT!!  If want to see more shadowed shows, [...]

Stage Combat – Treasure Island Style

May 4, 2011 in Rehearsals & Technique, Shows

Wild Swan‘s Treasure Island is almost upon us!  Next week, Jim Hawkins goes on the adventure of a lifetime across the sea to Treasure Island.  No swashbuckling tale would be [...]

Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle of Rum!

April 26, 2011 in Rehearsals & Technique, Shows

TerpTheatre continues to enjoy it’s 25+ years of partnership with Wild Swan Theater as rehearsals get underway for the upcoming performances of Treasure Island. Wild Swan Theater continues to be [...]

Bells Are Ringing: Final Thoughts From Jamie and James

February 23, 2011 in Performances, Rehearsals & Technique

Well, Bells Are Ringing is done! The interpreted performance on February 12 was a great success, with a large audience from the Deaf community.  Everyone at TerpTheatre is so thankful [...]

Bells: Tell Us What You Think!

February 13, 2011 in Performances

So, Jamie and James have finished their performance of Bells Are Ringing, and we’re dying to know … Did you come to the show? What did you think? J & [...]

Rehearsal Footage!

February 9, 2011 in Rehearsals & Technique

TerpTheatre typically rehearses for a show for about 5 weeks before the performance.  Hundreds of hours are spent at the theatre and at home, translating lines from English to ASL, [...]

Bells Are Ringing: Sign Names Revealed [vBlog]

February 9, 2011 in Translations

One of the things that hearing people don’t know about ASL [ American Sign Language ] is that names aren’t generally spelled each time.  Most membersof the Deaf community have ‘sign [...]

Costumes: A Team Sport [vBlog]

February 6, 2011 in Rehearsals & Technique

Have you ever heard the expression, “It takes a village”?  Well, it takes at least a neighborhood to put costumes on the cast of Bells Are Ringing. Most people who [...]

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