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17 Secrets Drama Geeks Will Never Tell You

Yes, we hook up in the auditorium.

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1. We audition for parts based on which characters get kissing scenes.

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2. We write some of our lines on props that we can see during the performance, but the audience can't.

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3. We do some weird stuff to props.

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4. And then "borrow" the props after the show ends.

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5. We spend hours watching YouTube videos to learn how to perfect a certain accent.

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6. And we also spend hours searching for the "perfect monologue" for auditions.

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7. Everyone wants an on-stage death scene, because then you can relax backstage for the rest of the show.

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8. But if you have to stay dead on stage for the rest of the show, it can be hell — you can't move, no matter what.

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9. None of us actually picture the audience in their underwear — we're too busy trying to remember our lines.

10. There's more drama off stage than on it.

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11. And tension is exceptionally high, since half the cast is either hooking up with or wanting to hook up with each other.

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12. So, yes, we hook up in the auditorium.

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13. And in the prop loft.

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14. It takes every ounce of self-control for us not to play with the sound board. But, we still do.

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15. Stage fighting is one of the best workshops to take, because you might get to "beat up" the person who got the role you wanted.

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16. We love wearing stage makeup that makes us look super gross.

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17. And, we're closer to our theater family than our own family.

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