That is brilliant! It requires organisation early on from you, but what a gift to yourself to have it all there from the get-go. I like this plan.
On 2012-11-16, at 1:33 PM, Erika Miller wrote:
> At the very first production meeting, I make a point to specifically
> schedule time for fittings and a costume parade. My director's usually
> think it's overkill, but I have to be assertive in order to get my time. I
> find if the fittings are scheduled into the calendar at the start, I have a
> better chance of that time not being taken away from me. Of course,
> sometimes it can't be helped...
> Our costume shop is also at a different location, but if the cast members
> have it on their schedules from day one, they are also less likely to
> double book. I only schedule 30 min slots and usually run over, but if I
> tell them its only going to take 30 minutes, they are more willing to make
> the time to come and then once they're there they usually are willing to
> stay a little longer. (They don't want to look bad either.) :-)
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