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Behind the curtain
Photo: GVL/Brianna Olson

 Noah Fettig using the drill

Behind the curtain


By SHELBY PENDOWSKI Published 10/19/14 10:11pm

Behind the rows of seats, past the thick velvet curtains and over the worn-in wood floor of the Grand Valley State University Louis Armstrong Theatre is the scene shop. It is in this workshop that eight pairs of hands construct the sets of four main stage productions, one opera and a number of student productions.


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