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, memorizing those lines, and then working with the actors on how move with them throughout the production.
Here is a glimpse behind-the-scenes at rehearsals for Bells Are Ringing.
Bells Are Ringing
PLEASE: Buy your tickets ahead of time. There WILL be long lines to buy tickets ‘at the door.’
Saturday, February 12, 2011
TIcket Information and Performance Details on TerpTheatre’s Website
Danny McDougall, PhD, CSC — “Dr. Danny” — owns and manages TerpTheatre. Since 1986, he has interpreted in hundreds of plays, musicals and other performances on stage – most in the shadowed style. He teaches and lectures on the theory and practice of theatre interpreting. Danny is the chair of Sign Language Studies at Madonna University, and holds a PhD in Translation and Interpretation from Heriot-Watt University – where his dissertation explored the relationship between space and meaning during interpreted theatre performances.
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