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The cast of the upcoming A Bright Room Called Day are learning how to properly style their hair and makeup to look the part of young women in 1930s Germany.

Stage and film makeup expert, Michael Devanney, applying makeup to BFA Acting student and Bright Room actor Erin Pettifor.

To achieve the authenticity, the Drama Department called on industry professionals Lloyd Bell and Michael Devanney to show cast members and BFA Acting students Hayley Moorhouse and Erin Pettifor, and castmate and BFA Acting alumni Melissa Thingelstad, how to achieve their respective looks.

Lloyd Bell showing BFA Acting student and Bright Room actor Hayley Moorhouse the tricks of 1930s hair.

Lloyd Bell showing BFA Acting student and Bright Room actor Hayley Moorhouse the tricks of 1930s hair.

In the mirror can be seen design sketches for the character of Agnes, to be played by Erin Pettifor. All costumes designed by MFA Theatre Design student, Reza Basirzadeh.

In the mirror can be seen design sketches for the character of Agnes, to be played by Erin Pettifor. All costumes designed by MFA Theatre Design student, Reza Basirzadeh.

Overseeing the process was MFA Theatre Design candidate Reza Basirzadeh, who designed the costumes. A Bright Room Called Day is Reza’s final thesis show.

If you haven’t already, check out the Facebook photo album for more great behind the scenes photos of A Bright Room Called Day.

A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY
by Tony Kushner
Directed by Brenley Charkow

Set/Props/Lighting Designer: Lee Livingstone
Costume Designer: Reza Basirzadeh

Timms Centre for the Arts
October 12–21, 2017 at 7:30 pm
Preview October 11 at 7:30 pm
No Show October 15; Matinee October 19 at 12:30 pm

Tickets and full production information

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  1. […] › A Bright Room Called Day ~ University of Alberta Studio Theatre presents its first play of the 2017/18 season, A Bright Room Called Day by Anthony Kushner. Set in parallel worlds of 1930s Germany and present day, a group of artists slowly realize the political terror about to unfold around them, and must decide to flee or fight for their true beliefs. October 12–21 at 7:30 p.m., preview October 11 at 7:30 p.m. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets. See the backstage photo album here. […]

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