Theatre students reveal what happens backstage

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Theatre students reveal what happens backstage

Putting on a performance is a riveting experience. This is the how the average performance looks through the eyes of the cast.

Putting on a performance is a riveting experience. This is the how the average performance looks through the eyes of the cast.

Provided By: Jillian Parsley

Putting on a performance is a riveting experience. This is the how the average performance looks through the eyes of the cast.

Provided By: Jillian Parsley

Provided By: Jillian Parsley

Putting on a performance is a riveting experience. This is the how the average performance looks through the eyes of the cast.

Sarah Liden, Writer

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Makeup bags are strewn across HTC’s green room, every type of product thrown about as the cast rushes to apply their stage makeup.

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Freshman Kaitlyn Tiemens adds the final layer of mascara to complete her stage makeup process.

As the final bows on the Sunday performance end, many tears are shed for the amazing memories made in the auditorium.

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Dressing rooms are always a scattered mess before and after a performance.

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Sound is one of the most important parts of a performance. Junior Megan Herron sets up one of the ten microphones needed for “The Desk Set.”

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Contouring may be necessary, depending on who you are cast as. Sophomore Olivia Smith’s character, Elsa, required a large bust.

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Final touches are added to makeup and hair before pre-show rituals begin.

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Taking on her first lead role, senior Irie Crouch packs on her stage makeup.

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Goofing around before performances is a good way to calm nerves. Seniors Liam Curran and David Allison easily begin a musical improv session.

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Backstage, juniors Emily Michalak, Kennedy Vernengo, and senior Riley O’Conner prepare to perform as Sadel, Peg, and Ruthie.

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As the final bows on the Sunday performance end, many tears are shed for the amazing memories made in the auditorium.

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Immediately after the performance, the cast and crew are required to strike the set. This includes putting away the multitude of props scattered around the set.

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Taking down the set could take as long as three to four hours, and requires everyone’s help.

Sarah Liden, Arts and Entertainment Editor

Sarah Liden is a senior and a 3rd year staffer. She is also the Arts and Entertainment editor and runs the social media. After high school, she hopes to ...

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