Sydell Weiner, PhD

Enchanted Collaboration

As a director of theatre, I always appreciated the art of collaboration. Besides working with actors, I worked hard to bring together set, lighting and costume designers. When creative artists are open and feed off each other’s ideas, we do our best work. But at Cal State Dominguez Hills, I actually experienced Enchanted Collaboration. […]

Caution: Set Designer at Work

Our Town backdrop

  My husband Rex was a brilliant set designer. He did his best work in the scene shop behind the theatre at Cal State Dominguez Hills, where we worked together for 25 years. The shop was 50 x 100 feet with 30-foot ceilings, and every inch had a designated purpose. There was a long work bench […]