“It’s Not Always Just Acting”: Inside “‘Master Harold'” With Khalif J. Gillett and Arthur Clifford
Our “Inside” series takes you behind the scenes of productions through blog posts written by the artists in the trenches. To read past “Inside” pieces, click here. By Jack Kneessy Kansas City Actors Theatre is preparing for their third production of Season 15, Athol Fugard’s partly-autobiographical “‘Master Harold’… and the... Read more
“Bring it On” – Lisa Rothe on Directing KCRep’s “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof”

“It’s interesting to look at a work that was originally written in the 1950s, reworked in the 1970s, and then explore how it might resonate for an audience today.”

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Theatre as a Safe Space to Explore: Inside “‘Master Harold'” with Walter Coppage

In this latest “Inside” Jack Kneessy talks with actor Walter Coppage on creating a character, revisiting a familiar playwright, and why theater should be a safe space to explore.

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Teaching and Learning: Inside “‘Master Harold'” with Director Gary Heisserer

Director Gary Heisserer takes us inside his directing process for “‘Master Harold’…and the boys.”

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“Do You Bring it Home With You?” Inside “A Doll’s House” with Hillary Clemens

“Do I bring Nora’s anxiety and heap of other troubles home with me? It’s complicated.”

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Fireside Chat: Inside “A Doll’s House” with Members of the Cast

Go inside the world of “A Doll’s House” with the actors bringing it to life.

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theTEN with Tom Nelson

What well known fictional charcter does Tom Nelson feel is lacking depth?

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The “Bustle” Period. Inside “A Doll’s House” with Costumer Sarah Oliver

In this “Inside” series, costumer Sarah Oliver discusses the process for designing Kansas City Actor’s Theatre’s production of “A Doll’s House.”

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It’s All About the Clothes: Inside Pride and Prejudice with KCRep’s Costume Shop
Kim Martin-Cotten (Assistant AD) sat down with Gayla Voss (Costume Shop Manager), Jenny Green (Assistant Costume Shop Manager) and Michele Richmond (Head Cutter) to talk about building the costumes for KCRep’s current production “Pride and Prejudice.” How many costumes did you build for this show ? Let’s see… 18... Read more
Becoming Billy: Inside “Billy Elliot” with Ben Renfrow
Pictured: Ben Renfrow as Billy in “Billy Elliot.” Photo courtesy of Spinning Tree Theatre. Our “Inside” series takes you behind the scenes of productions through blog posts written by the artists in the trenches. To read past “Inside” pieces, clickhere. By Ben Renfrow Tackling the role of Billy Elliot... Read more
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