Blogs The Green Room Pearl Rea

Pearl is the Production Manager (Events and Media Production) at the Walker Art Center. "My department (EMP) serves all the technical needs of the Walker Art Center's programming while assisting artists (of all types) in the creation of their work. Put simply: for events and performances at the Walker, I budget, staff, rent, plan, problem-solve, confirm (and re-confirm), troubleshoot and sometimes hit up United Noodle for quail eggs for a show..."

Backstage Haiku: Back to Back Theater

The last Out There show! The sets and lights will delight… Ganesh says “GO NOW!”  

The last Out There show!

The sets and lights will delight…

Ganesh says “GO NOW!”

 

Head of Ganesh

Head of Ganesh

Backstage Haiku: She She Pop

She She Pop load in! Despite a long list of notes, s quick photo op!

She She Pop load in!

Despite a long list of notes,

s quick photo op!

Serious

Serious

Backstage Haiku: The Rude Mechs

  Come watch this tiger (possibly) eat an actor! Rude Mechanicals.

Ready to eat a Liz, a John or a Beth...but not a bird

Ready to eat a Liz, a John or a Beth…but not a bird

 

Come watch this tiger

(possibly) eat an actor!

Rude Mechanicals.

Backstage Haiku- Nels Cline

Audio line check. Man, that’s a LOT of backline for Nels Cline tonight!    

Audio line check.

Man, that’s a LOT of backline

for Nels Cline tonight!

 

setting monitor levels for Nels Cline

 

Backstage Haiku- Laurie Anderson

Crew member Karen is standing in for Laurie for writing light cues!

Crew member Karen

is standing in for Laurie

for writing light cues!

…being Laurie Anderson (temporarily)

Backstage Haiku- Voices of Strength

Curiosity- To make a bottle curtain? a THOUSAND bottles!

Curiosity-

To make a bottle curtain?

a THOUSAND bottles!

Running crew member Jeff strikes the bottle curtain

Running crew member Jeff strikes the bottle curtain

Backstage Haiku- Body Cartography

Next show coming up? It’s Body Cartography… Check out those shadows!  

Next show coming up?

It’s Body Cartography…

Check out those shadows!

 

teching "Supernatural"

standing stage right

Backstage Haiku- So Percussion

For So Percussion, “Educational and FUN!” for the show Friday!  

For So Percussion,

“Educational and FUN!”

for the show Friday!

 

Backstage Haiku—Random

For no real reason, backstage production office is labeled with “MEAT.”  

For no real reason,

backstage production office

is labeled with “MEAT.”

 

MEAT.

Backstage Haiku- Miguel Gutierrez

The squealing you hear, is Mike (the sound guy) with our NEW digital board!

The squealing you hear,

is Mike (the sound guy) with our

NEW digital board!

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