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Tech Week….aka Hell Week….in Gifs

So today begins tech week for On the Air.  I was up at 6:40am this morning.  Don’t ask me why. It’s ungodly.  Especially since I have to be at tech from 6-11pm this evening.

For those of you non-actor folks, tech week is the week leading up to opening when all the technical elements of the show are brought in (lights, sound, costumes, etc.), essentially making the show a “show”.  It’s a lot of waiting and standing around in one spot, skipping over lines, trying to time changes, and remembering where the hell you’re supposed to be.

To give you a better idea of what it’s really like, I thought I’d break it down for you.

In gifs. [Read more…]