I am currently working on a production of Aladdin, Jr. and I am looking for ideas on how to make a genie (the wish-granting kind of genie, not the boom) emerge from a magic lamp.
I am in an extremely restricted setting with no trap doors and no ability to completely black out. I can...
It's been forever, but I wanted to come back and say "thanks" for the help and post what we did in case it might help someone else.
We first worked on the low-tech aspects of the transformation. Beast staggered and collapsed on his side, back to the audience, and Belle took off her cloak and...
Not easily. We'd have to get another random kid from outside the cast since the other boys in the show are significantly smaller than the beast actor.
Even so, how could we make the switch with a body double with no fog and limited lighting?
I am looking for advice on performing the transformation in an extremely limited setting.
Short Version: probably no fog allowed, no smoke allowed, lights can never be turned completely off, no body double, no flying, no trap doors.
We're a small school doing a...