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Ever since I was five years old I have desired to be an actor. Unlike many desires throughout life, this one actually stuck with me. That passion still runs through my veins and it shows no signs of vanishing. As I looked over the syllabus and listened in class, I came to understand the notion that we were required to see a couple of plays and then following the plays we had to write a “reflection” paper on them. While most students are not ever too elated for papers (including me most of the time), I actually looked forward to this greatly. I knew I would have to pay attention to and observe the beauties of theatre. I knew my attention would be grasped and that my observations would be broad and limitless, yet precise. My keen attentiveness to detail duplicated as I speculated the aspects of theatre, including plot, lighting, music, character interaction, audience, and many more.
This past February 9th I purchased a ticket to see The Making of a King: Henry IV for that night at 7:30. A week later I purchased a ticket to see The Making of a King: Henry V for the same time. At roughly 2:00 PM on the 9th I pulled up to the Paul Green Theatre on Country Club Road. I looked at the gaping columns tower over me, which instantly reminded me of the Romans and their meticulous methods and ideals. As I walked into the building I was in shock to see the size of the building and the intricacy of the designs. This was going to be the first production I have ever seen here, so I did not know what to expect. I thought to myself that with such a beautiful, well-crafted building to perform in, the productions performed inside had to carry similar aptitude. After I paid for my ticket and walked back to my car, I started to become rather excited for the upcoming show later that night. Optimism showered over me in the dense…...

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