The North Door
"...The piano is their home." Audience members become intruders into that private space, becoming witness to unspoken parts of a relationship and aware of their own presence and reactions. What do you do with it? How do you filter or reflect it and project it back out?..."
"...Video/Projection Design Eliot Gray Fisher, The Warriors: A Love Story [image-4]..."
"...Robert S. Fisher, The Night Alive/Gusev/The Realistic Joneses Video/Projection Design..."
"...1) THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE (Austin Opera) The gamble of mounting a new opera based on a tale of Cold War paranoia paid off richly when this thriller proved gripping from the first note. Every element, every moment worked – Kevin Puts' moody score; Richard Buckley's intense conducting; Alison Moritz's taut staging; Greg Emetaz's projections; all the performers – heightening the tension 'til my shoulders were hunched around my ears...."
"...Arnold (visual arts), Elizabeth Cobbe (theatre), Jonelle Seitz (dance), Shanon Weaver (theatre), and Robert Faires (arts). Note: Members of the Table refrained from voting on any project in which they or an immediate family member took part...."
"...The important thing, says Hatch - a rugged-yet-cerebral man around 50 who outdoes Clint Eastwood in laconic terseness - is to make something happen, anything so long as it injects some life into the place. He's done so well for himself designing Whole Foods stores around the country, including the new Austin edifice at Sixth and Lamar, that carrying a note for the likely project cost of $150,000-plus doesn't phase him in the least..."