Reciting ‘Hamlet’ on stage whilst students throw shoes

Reciting ‘Hamlet’ on stage whilst students throw shoes

We called the show "Hot Tub Fever: an environmental health experience" because that is the exact name of the business that inhabited the building at our school's address, before the founders came along to purchase the spot. What became our classrooms once housed hot tubs and was a local late night hangout replete with water jets, 8-track players, and champagne. From 1978 until their close maybe a decade later, 3131 Olympic was a weird little spot on the planet. Fast forward to 2015 and look back to 1995 when my school began and then add in the years in between when New Roads School defined itself as a unique place to get an education, and now I can tell you about my Hamlet shoe-dodging experience. The show, #HotTubFever, explores what happens when we write and perform a theater show that attempts to live in the conflict of 'theater in the now.' The show is on purpose unifying time and space. It is a...
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