As a director in the belief in theatre’s capacity to alter our experience both about ourselves and our relation to the world, I have directed The Individuality of Streetlamps in order to capture some part of ordinary life of the twenty-something of our time. The 10-minute play depicts the morality, love relationship and individuality of human beings in the everyday life.
Getting married is never an ultimate goal for the young lady, Melissa. And when the ex-boyfriend, Andy bumps into Melissa’s porch, all the old memories and conflicts of being with another person alter the young lady’s heart and how she makes decisions in life. The huge ambiguity in the conversation, the jokes and the almost kiss, makes the ending unexpected and life-like. “You should come or go away.” Melissa says to Andy when Andy asks for the second time to hang out with her. But more importantly, this statement she makes is to convince herself. The message is strong and clear, even her voice is shattered .
Again, this site is designed to show my own Digital Director’s Prompt Book for the play I directed in Cocktails 2016. The site is also a component of the THEA 240 Directing class at Bucknell University. In here, you are also able to check out all my research materials, imagery, notes and reviews.
Dec 8th, 2016