They rely heavily on the collaboration of artisans and craftspeople: Lighting designers working with choreographers, costume designers working with hair and makeup artists, and executive producers making sure everything runs as smoothly as possible.
“This show is really collaborative,” says Casey Patterson, who executive produces “Lip Sync Battle” with Jay Peterson. “The minute someone is booked and confirmed, we gather the department heads — Jeanie Cheek, our wardrobe stylist; our set designer Keith Raywood; and our art directors Anthony Bishop and Natacha Aubier-Hatch; and our choreographer Danielle Flora — and get on the phone with the talent. We brainstorm ideas, then everyone is off and running in their own worlds, sometimes with just hours to pull it off.”
Having an on-site mill and shop helps. “The