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Monday, February 20 • 9:00am - 11:50am
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Notes are fundamental to the process of making theatre. They are how we communicate with one another: our language. Our productions and individual growth as artists depend on our ability to receive and interpret notes well. But of course, this is easier said than done. Notes can be vague, ill timed, trigger our emotions, or all of the above. And what about notes we simply disagree with?! In this workshop (aimed at designers, directors, SMs, and actors alike) we will identify obstacles (internal and external) to receiving notes and ways around them. Using your own examples, we’ll practice decoding, translating, and truth mining even the most difficult notes. Lastly, we’ll look ahead and brainstorm ways to actively pursue growth-stimulating feedback like our livelihoods depended on it: because they do.

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Daniel Haley

Simulated Client Coordinator, Washington State University
Daniel Haley earned his BFA in Acting from the University of Idaho and MFA in Directing from the University of Montana. After several years working professionally for such companies as Mill Mountain Theatre (VA), the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Montana Shakespeare in the Parks, Daniel landed what has proved his dream "role" in the little-known field of simulation as the Simulated Client Coordinator for the pioneering Clinical Communication... Read More →


Monday February 20, 2017 9:00am - 11:50am
Aspen B, Embassy Suites 1400 Stout Street Denver, CO