Re: ...Getting out of Theatre?
- was he ever in cincinnati ?
--- In TheCostumersManifesto@yahoogroups.com, "Kathy Scoggins" <kwscoggins@...> wrote:
> Was this project for a guy named "Lon"?
> If so, you absolutely did the right thing! I was the original designer for that project. He still owes me a bunch of money--took my preliminary sketches and measurement sheets (grabbed the originals and shoved me out the door!) He also owes a lot of other people money on this project. It's been in the works for several years. He has no money but wants you to think he has all these connections.
> Run--don't walk! And be glad you stood up for reasonable terms. He'll never actually pay anyone for anything--just talks big!
> Email me privately if you want about this--I have a lot more information on the whole "Dance of ......."
> --- In TheCostumersManifesto@yahoogroups.com, Sylvia Rognstad <sylvia@> wrote:
> > And RE the design job I turned down, I have to say that I didn't get
> > a good impression of the producer from my initial meeting with him.
> > Sometimes I can't decide if I am being too judgmental or just
> > intuitive in my assessments of people, but he kind of struck me the
> > wrong way by coming off as a wheeler dealer type. And then, and no
> > offense to you smokers, but he lit up at least 2 cigarettes in front
> > of me without even asking if I minded. I know this was his house,
> > but I still thought it was rude. All the publicity I had read about
> > him (on his own website, mind you) indicated that he had been
> > involved in very humanitarian oriented productions, and this new
> > musical he has written deals with our neglect and destruction of
> > Mother Earth, so I wanted to give him the benefit of the doubt, but I
> > couldn't shake the nagging negative feelings I had about him. Maybe
> > I am still wrong, and maybe I will regret my decision not to design
> > the show, once I see how it actually turns out, but at this point I
> > don't regret it at all.