Of course messing up something that doesn’t get fixed before it makes it into the show is not a habit to cultivate. But dwelling on the mistake you just made is not going to keep you focused in the moment and moving the show along.
Would Shakespeare shun today’s technology? Shakespeare utilized a sound department, using sound effects and they lowered actors in from the flys. Shakespeare’s plays would have originally been performed with young men playing the roles of women. Does that mean women shouldn’t be performing as well?
As a woman in tech it can sometimes feel like we are fighting for recognition and it is troubling when those who write history choose to ignore women and the tremendous achievements they made. Women were instrumental in both sound engineering and computing from the beginning. Here are just a few.
As an Associate, I think it is important to remember this is not my show. I may have artistic input, and if the director asks for something, I will work hard to make it happen. But I always keep the designer aware of any changes I have made