While We're Home
TRANSPORT GROUP’S WEEKLY COLUMN SERIES
While We’re Home is a weekly newsletter series of essays reflecting on Transport Group’s 20-year history from our leadership, alumni artists, and friends. Filled with humorous insight, personal growth, creative struggles and successes, we hope these columns will stand as a testament to the joys found in the process of collaboration through our 20-year catalogue. Check back each week for a new installment.
The Other Side of the Rabbit Hole
BY KRISTA WILLIAMS
Here’s what I do know. The process of making theatre, and making theatre at Transport Group specifically, made me a more curious person. Because I could never see how we could get from initial idea to opening night. That path was completely invisible to me. And this is what I miss. I miss how catastrophically bad the initial ideas sound. I miss diving in anyway. I miss knowing that talking about that third-grade crush in further detail at this moment is more important than staging scene four. I miss the collective understanding that this may not work out at all but if it doesn’t, we won’t regret the trying. I miss the way Jack’s process makes sincere the rhetorical question: What are we even doing?