Here is July’s podcast.
I am a big believer in focusing on the live experience. I want the live show to be the best it can be. All our performers should feel comfortable talking directly to the people in front of them, bring props, go without a mic, dance around, pantomime, or whatever it is they need to create magic in that room that night. We don’t sacrifice the beauty that happens live to help a digital replication.
Live, meant for the stage performance doesn’t translate to the screen well, and similarly the podcasts aren’t as much fun as the shows.
One of the things Janna talked about when we were designing the show, was a call to avoid architecture, to allow for the organic growth of the event and the evenings. We believe this was the right move, and that because of this hands off approach there have been truly magical nights, nights were connections were made, nights where themes immerged, nights where it all came together for specific people in a specific room.
We live in fleeting moments.
Still, we are deeply interested in sharing with rouges, vagabonds, those out of state, and the cute girl next door, the one who just can’t bear to leave; we want them all to listen in. We want to allow for everyone to share these experiences with us after the experience itself is over.