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Journal, Music, Projection, Stage Design

The Premiere

After a process of nearly 20 months thinking, writing, working and dreaming, the day arrives that’s been engraved in the back of our skulls since late September 2015: the premiere of ‘On Moonlight and Rain’ at deSingel. The build-up towards the moment is hectic. We have a final run through in costume during the afternoon…. Read more »

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Journal, Music, Projection, Stage Design

Tomorrow’s the Night

Another round of stop-and-go. We play the show to the best of our abilities, in costume, so the lights can be adjusted accordingly. But the visual team is running into various technical difficulties. Time is against us, mostly, to get the projections 100% in place. Swapping the stage at last notice shook up things more… Read more »

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Journal, Music, Projection, Stage Design

The Stage Swap

We move all our gear to the Theatre Studio, where the stage awaits the musicians. Lights and décor are all in place, but right before the sound engineers are coming in with their stuff, we decide to swap musicians’ positions and go for an asymmetrical layout. It enhances the visual experience for the audience, who… Read more »

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Journal, Music, Projection, Stage Design

Day Ten

All the way along with the musical sessions, the visual team, Lucas and Jeroen, are privately having their technical rehearsal. They’re safely tucked away at the Theatre Studio, where the piece will be performed Thursday and Friday, cozy behind the backdrop of the stage. There’s another production going on tonight, so there’s very little time… Read more »