Tag Archives: “Jay Yamada”

Beginnings

A blog from Cal Shakes Director of Artistic Learning on the first day of class. I love the first day of class. I relish it. Kids are fresh to the work, unencumbered with expectations, hopeful, fearful, usually eager for something … Continue reading

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Spy for a Day

The latest report from Marketing Intern Katie McGee. OK, I’m about to unleash a few personal secrets.  1) I have always idolized Harriet the Spy.  2) I have a soft spot for Groucho Marx glasses.  3) Sometimes when I am … Continue reading

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Photos from the Steinbeck Project workshop-in-progress

Jay Yamada took some great pictures yesterday of our fourth Pastures of Heaven workshop, taking place this week at the Ashby Stage. Here are a few: Cat Walleck as Miss Morgan. The supernaturally strong frog-child Turalecito (Alex Morf) gets ready … Continue reading

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Guess who ran off to join the circus?

Did you know that our beloved Associate Artist Ron Campbell has joined Cirque du Soleil? It’s true. Here’s a snippet from his fascinating blog, which you can access from our “Relevant Linkage” list (to the right, further down on this … Continue reading

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Jonathan Moscone on cows

Courtesy of Jay Yamada, our man on the Ideal Husband tech weekend scene: Jonathan Moscone on the cows on the hill beyond the stage mooing:“It’s so not An Ideal Husband. It will work with Uncle Vanya. It would work with … Continue reading

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The Stop Motion of Francois Boucher

Below is a 27-second film prepared by myself (Stefanie Kalem) and Cal Shakes’ ever-resourceful designer/webmaster Ilsa Brink using photos taken over the course of last week, while our talented (and also ever-resourceful) scenic charge artists cereated a massive reproduction of … Continue reading

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A few more photos from Pericles tech rehearsal–costumes this time!

Some more pictures just came in from Jay Yamada: Sarah Nealis wigs out (with half of Christopher Kelly in the background). Ron Campbell contemplates.

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Jay Yamada on the First Night of Pericles Tech Rehearsal

Jay Yamada is a member of the Cal Shakes Board of Directors, but he’s actually much more than that. He’s our official photographer, IT angel, and a tireless volunteer both in- and off-season. Today, he makes his debut as a … Continue reading

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