10 Signs You're A Theatre Major
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10 Signs You're A Theatre Major

You know you're a theatre major when....

10 Signs You're A Theatre Major

From long tired nights at rehearsal, to early morning ten to tens, being a theatre major isn't bursting into song at inappropriate times, or "not doing real work", like other majors seem to think it is. It's tolerance for exhaustion, and most likely something that will be inside of you even after college.

1. You've missed out a lot of holidays, parties, and events because of rehearsal

All of your friends know this phrase all too well. Hopefully you didn't lose too many friends from everything you couldn't go to.

2. The post show depression is real

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The worst feeling is when your show is over, and you can't imagine not seeing the same group of people every day.

3. Getting up for a 9 o' clock class after a 10 to 12 hour rehearsal the night before

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Trying to move your body early in the morning after a long dance rehearsal feels like death.

4. Walking into a ten to ten

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5. Trying to figure out how the stage manager deals with everything

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We all know that stage managers are super humans with super patience. Between the director, all of the late actors, and lame excuses, it's a mystery how they put up with everything while still keeping their cool.

6. When your directors are also your professors and you get a bad grade in their class

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The walk of shame when you walk into rehearsal after getting a bad grade in your directors class. Pleaassseee don't kick me out of your show!

7. When you get your script for the first time and hope there's no awkward kissing scenes

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Finding out you have a kissing scene is the worst when you're in a relationship. Not only do you not want to kiss the other person, but you have to convince your significant other you don't want to kiss them too.

8. Being torn between hanging out with your friends or going out with your cast after a show

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You love when your friends come to your shows, but when there's a cast dinner and your friends want to go out after your show, you wish you could clone yourself.

9. You and your friends know all of the words to every song from Hamilton

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10. You made so many bonds and friendships that can't be broken

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No matter what happens, you met so many people who changed your life for the better, and you wouldn't have it any other way.

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