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Portland Center Stage - JAW West Festival fundraiser held at the Portland OR World Trade Center - July 2006
Guest Director: Patrick Spike
Professional writers were auctioned off to guests.
They then met for 20 minutes to discuss a topic.
Writers were escorted to a writing room where they had 20 minutes to write.
Scripts were printed and given to casting director and stage manager.
Stage manager brought the cast and scripts to the director.
Play was read and then directed in 20 minutes.
Each director directed 4 pieces. I had 1 monologue, 2 shorts plays, and 1 original song to direct.
After the guests had dinner and all pieces were rehearsed guests were escorted into the theatre, given a playbill and sat to watch the pieces they had commissioned.