Episode 391. The Director’s Job

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ThebusJessica_288x375Jessica Thebus teaches Directing at Northwestern University and has directed classics and world premieres across the country at such theaters as Oregon Shakespeare Festival, the Huntington Theatre in Boston, the Kennedy Center, Steppenwolf, the Goodman, and Lookingglass Theatre, so she’s the perfect person to explain just what it is a director actually does. Featuring the importance of getting everyone on the same team, the razor-thin difference between being creative and interpretive, admiration of visual palettes, the distinction of the theatrical art, formative theatre experiences, and the frustration of weird audio glitches. (Length 14:04)