Category Archives: Ovid

Interview with Aimee Rose Ranger

Over on the ArtsEmerson blog, Emerson senior Dan Robert interviews Aimee Rose Ranger (Emerson alum) about her work with Whistler, and what it’s like to be working in Boston. DR: Post-Emerson you began working in the Boston fringe theatre. How … Continue reading

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Interview with Meg Taintor

Over on the ArtsEmerson blog, Emerson senior Alex Ates has interviewed Meg about directing with Whistler. His article also talks about our residency at Emerson College from a student’s point of view: “Meg Taintor, director of Whistler in the Dark’s … Continue reading

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A little taste…

I highly recommend turning the volume way down before watching this clip…. watching Mac fly was exciting, so there might be a little screaming at the end. And by “might be” I mean I scream like a little girl. So, … Continue reading

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Wrestling with Ovid

In Hughes’s adaptation of the story of Pygmalion, he includes a beautiful description of how the sculpting of Pygmalion’s bride is actually a collaboration – between the artist dreaming of his art, and the sculpture longing to be born: Yet … Continue reading

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And it’s starting!

Tomorrow we head into the rehearsal space for Tales From Ovid. If you’ve been following us online you know Meg and I started our research back in July by taking on aerial silk lessons. Thanks to all who donated to … Continue reading

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Help us fly!

If you’ve been following us on Facebook or this blog all summer, you’ll know that we’ve been working hard on learning the aerial skills we will need for our upcoming production of Ovid’s Metamorphoses…and I’ll bet you’ve been trying to … Continue reading

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Flying Lessons

When we first contemplated taking on the Metamorphoses, I started thinking about the various ways that the human body can change and transform itself into something new. Whistler has always been a company that challenges itself both in terms of … Continue reading

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