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Breaking Proscenium and Airing Out My Dirty Laundry For The World to Read

Comfortable in My “Daughter of a Bipolar Father” Skin My beloved High School theatre teacher, Mr. Johnson, taught me about breaking proscenium. Essentially, the proscenium is an imaginary screen that separates actors on stage from the audience. Mr. Johnson was hell-bent that no one in his cast would ever break proscenium. That meant during dress rehearsals and performances, no one left for the night without removing their stage makeup and costume, went to the cafeteria to buy a Coke, or did anything that would shatter the illusion the proscenium created.… Read more Breaking Proscenium and Airing Out My Dirty Laundry For The World to Read