The Tempest Video Log

Join Interim Artist Director, Patrick Mullins, on his daily journey through every detail of how The Tempest is being created. From meeting with designers to rehearsing with actors, and even down to taking his dog to the vet, Patrick swings open the door for you to see what it takes to mount a world class production with the Virginia Arts Festival and Virginia Symphony Orchestra right here in downtown Norfolk.

For more information and to get tickets to The Tempest on April 16 & 17, visit the Virginia Arts Festival's page here.

Days 17 - 20

The Whole Process

Day 16 - April 12, 2016

Day 15 - April 11, 2016

Day 13 - April 9, 2016

Tempest Log #13

TEMPEST LOG #13 - What a Mess!!!*THE TEMPEST* by William Shakespeare with music by Jean Sibelius as part of the Virginia Arts Festivaland featuring the Virginia Symphony Orchestra.For tickets: http://goo.gl/ddJVdnSpecial thanks to Wyteshayds for the music in today's video.https://soundcloud.com/wyteshayds-va

Posted by Virginia Stage Company on Sunday, April 10, 2016

Day 14 - April 10, 2016

Day 12 - April 8, 2016

Tempest Log #9 - Giant Puppets!

TEMPEST LOG 12 - Giant Puppets!*THE TEMPEST* by William Shakespeare with music by Jean Sibelius as part of the Virginia Arts Festival and featuring the Virginia Symphony OrchestraFor tickets: http://goo.gl/ddJVdnDonovan Zimmerman of Paperhand Puppet Intervention as Production/Puppet DesignerSpecial thanks to DJP and MrT for the music in today's video.https://djpandmrt.bandcamp.com/

Posted by Virginia Stage Company on Saturday, April 9, 2016

Day 11 - April 7, 2016

TEMPEST LOG 11 - Coming to Life

TEMPEST LOG 11 - Coming to Life *THE TEMPEST* by William Shakespeare with music by Jean Sibelius as part of the Virginia Arts Festival and featuring the Virginia Symphony Orchestra.For tickets: http://goo.gl/ddJVdnShout outs in today's video include:The cast of The Tempest, Donovan ZimmermanSpecial thanks to Little Pantsl for the music in today's video. littlepants.bandcamp.com

Posted by Virginia Stage Company on Friday, April 8, 2016

Day 10 - April 6, 2016

TEMPEST LOG 10 - No One Does This!

TEMPEST LOG 10 - No One Does This!*THE TEMPEST* by William Shakespeare with music by Jean Sibelius as part of the Virginia Arts Festival and featuring the Virginia Symphony Orchestra.For tickets: http://goo.gl/ddJVdnShout outs in today's video include:The cast of The Tempest, Rob Cross, and JoAnn Falleta.Special thanks to Jake Hull for the music in today's video. jakehullmusic.com

Posted by Virginia Stage Company on Thursday, April 7, 2016

Day 9 - April 5, 2016

TEMPEST LOG 9 - Meet and Greet

TEMPEST LOG 9 - Meet and Greet*THE TEMPEST* by William Shakespeare with music by Jean Sibelius as part of the Virginia Arts Festival and featuring the Virginia Symphony Orchestra.For tickets: http://goo.gl/ddJVdnShout outs in today's video include:The cast of The Tempest, Donovan Zimmerman of Paperhand Puppet Intervention , and Jeni SchaeferSpecial thanks to The Framers for the music in today's video.

Posted by Virginia Stage Company on Thursday, April 7, 2016

Day 8 - April 4, 2016

TEMPEST LOG 8 - Shadow Puppets!

TEMPEST LOG 8 - Shadow Puppets!*THE TEMPEST* by William Shakespeare with music by Jean Sibelius as part of the Virginia Arts Festival and featuring the Virginia Symphony Orchestra.For tickets: http://goo.gl/ddJVdnShout outs in today's video include: Chrysler Museum, Simon Levy, Sam Flint, The Pagoda, DJ P and Mr T

Posted by Virginia Stage Company on Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Day 6 & 7 - April 2-3, 2016

Tempest Log #6 & 7

TEMPEST LOG 6 & 7 - The Weekend!*THE TEMPEST* by William Shakespeare with music by Jean Sibelius as part of the Virginia Arts Festival and featuring the Virginia Symphony Orchestra.For tickets: http://goo.gl/ddJVdnShout outs in today's video include: Field Guide, Toast, Work Release, and Ihop.Special thanks to Wyteshayds for the music in today's video.https://soundcloud.com/wyteshayds-va

Posted by Virginia Stage Company on Monday, April 4, 2016

Day 5 - April 1, 2016

Tempest Log #5

TEMPEST LOG 4 - First Friday and the Light up Granby!*THE TEMPEST* by William Shakespeare with music by Jean Sibelius as part of the Virginia Arts Festival and featuring the Virginia Symphony Orchestra.For tickets: http://goo.gl/ddJVdnShout outs in today's video include: Jeni Schaefer, Downtown Norfolk Council, Work Release, and Patrick's Mom.Special thanks to DJP and MrT for the music in today's video.https://djpandmrt.bandcamp.com/

Posted by Virginia Stage Company on Saturday, April 2, 2016

Day 4 - March 31, 2016

Tempest Log #4

TEMPEST LOG 4Catch up with Patrick Mullins as he works with our amazing team of creatives, actors, and support staff in creating *THE TEMPEST* by William Shakespeare with music by Jean Sibelius as part of the Virginia Arts Festival and featuring the Virginia Symphony Orchestra.Shout outs in today's video include: Todd Rosenlieb Dance, Slover Library, the Elizabeth River Ferry, MJ's, and our beloved Wells Theatre which is about to be completely closed for rennovations.For tickets:http://www.vafest.com/…/04/16/25…/-/shakespeares-the-tempestSpecial thanks to Jake Hull for the music in today's video.www.jakehullmusic.com

Posted by Virginia Stage Company on Friday, April 1, 2016

Day 3 - March 30, 2016

Tempest Log #3 - Poke!!!

Poke Bowl!Day 3 of creating THE TEMPEST by William Shakespeare and Jean Sibelius with Virginia Arts Festival and Virginia Symphony OrchestraFor tickets:http://www.vafest.com/…/04/16/25…/-/shakespeares-the-tempestSpecial thanks to Jake Hull for the music in today's videowww.jakehullmusic.com

Posted by Virginia Stage Company on Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Day 2 - March 29, 2016

Tempest Log #2

COFFEE!!!Join stage director Patrick Mullins on day two of the work in creating THE TEMPEST by William Shakespeare and Jean Sibelius with Virginia Arts Festival and Virginia Symphony OrchestraFor tickets:http://www.vafest.com/vaf-calendar/icalrepeat.detail/2016/04/16/25006/-/shakespeares-the-tempestSpecial thanks to our friends DJP and MrT for the music in today's video.https://djpandmrt.bandcamp.com/track/tracing-fireworks

Posted by Virginia Stage Company on Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Day 1 - March 28, 2016

Patrick Mullins is the stage director for our next show, The Tempest, on April 16 & 17 as a part of the Virginia Arts Festival and in conjunction with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra. His daily log of events will give you a peek into the production process and life of a working artist.For tickets:http://www.vafest.com/vaf-calendar/icalrepeat.detail/2016/04/16/25006/-/shakespeares-the-tempestSpecial thanks to our friends DJP and MrT for the music in today's video.https://djpandmrt.bandcamp.com/track/tracing-fireworks

Posted by Virginia Stage Company on Tuesday, March 29, 2016