Flat-Pack Theatricals

Kaelan Strouse describes a typical (and typically strenuous) post-show set pack-up

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Before every performance, the ten actors of Montana Shakespeare in the Parks spend between 75 minutes and two hours building the two-storey set on which they will perform. After every show, they spend over an hour deconstructing the set and flat-packing its many components neatly into a van, ready to hit the road again on the following morning.

Here, company member Kaelan Strouse (Jaques) describes the post-show pack-up as it occurred after last Sunday night’s performance of AS YOU LIKE IT in Lindley Park, Bozeman…

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