The first week of shows here in Calgary are coming to a close.
How can that be?
My stage-manager, Kennedy Green and I drove around town yesterday between my noon show and my six pm show and bought a (shudder) car-load of art supplies. I’ve procured a pop-up gallery/studio space in the Tower Centre, right across from Lunchbox Theatre and next to Vertigo Theatre, and so I simply had to get some supplies. (there goes the budget).
I’m thrilled to have the space and can’t wait to get painting and add some colour to the bleary, dreary days of winter.
Kennedy and I were discussing the post-show auction of the audience portrait, and decided to set a goal for ourselves. Kennedy is the one who does the auctioneering after the show and has been absolutely killing it.
Since the proceeds are going to the Arts programming at the Alzheimer’s Society of Calgary, we wanted to set our sights high. $2500 should do it, I think.
Of course, I’d love to blow that number out of the water, but we agreed that it’s a good, solid, achievable goal. And after our first 5 shows we are already well on our way.
Another two-show day today. Here goes nothing.
This review from the intrepid Lous Hobson came out today. It’s very good.
Hope to see you soooooon.