The Cover

Getting New Century Theatre Company to answer an email chain letter, as Bond Huberman did for this month’s cover story, was tough. Getting the troupe to gather in a room for a photo shoot was almost impossible. “It’s a dream team of actors,” City Arts photographer Andrew Waits says, “and it’s not really their season right now.” Waits was eventually able, with the help of co-artistic director Paul Morgan Stetler, to wrangle most of the crew. In order to capture the personalities of NCTC’s members, as well as their craft, Waits asked each member to run through a litany of emotions as he snapped away. When all was said and done, the image of co-founder and actor Ray Gonzalez stood out as the perfect cover shot for what is a thoughtful exploration of the company. •



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