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25 Secrets Nobody Tells You About Going To School For Theatre

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2. You end up spending more time on crew than you will on stage — even though you’re an acting-emphasis.


13. You retain every single memory of any emotional expression for the rest of your life.

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You may even catch yourself crying and stop to observe and log everything that you feel/see/and hear.


18. You’ll simultaneously feel like a master seamstress and ratchet tailor in costume construction.

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Even if you're awful at sewing, you could be an excellent garment steamer!

20. Stage makeup is the only kind you own because there aren’t enough hours in the day to put makeup on on days without shows.

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Once your classmates have seen you at 2 a.m. in tech, there's no point in pretending to be something you're not.

25. And you’ll spend four years of your life completely consumed by something you probably won’t end up doing for a career… but you won’t regret a minute of it.


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