Drill Designer Continues To Take MCDC Down A ‘Fresh And Hip’ Path

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Music City’s 2018 show will venture into new territory while honoring the drum corps’ roots and its members’ experience, according to visual designer Jeffrey Thompson. The Lexington, Ky. based designer wrote the drill for Music City’s 2017 show “Tribe,” and returns in 2018 as both Drill Writer and Visual Caption Supervisor.

“This season brings many new opportunities for the corps, but it’s important to remember where the corps is rooted, which is how the 2018 show was developed” Thompson said. “The show originated from finding intriguing stories based in Tennessee. One story stuck out to the design team and as we dove deeper into it we became hooked. It’s exciting, sad, memorable, and at times, so fast it feels like it’s going to derail.”

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Posted by on Tuesday, March 6th, 2018. Filed under Current News, DCI World.