Dear Constant Reader,
Happy Friday! Here’s your tip!
When removing garments, position the removal downstage.
You want the audience to see you remove the garment, so you should avoid blocking the action with your body. On the other hand, if you’re trying to remove something more covertly, turn it upstage.
I am clearly lacking in performance photographs* because this photo by RDJ After Dark is the only picture I could find even close to illustrating this tip, and you can’t see the stocking I am removing from my downstage leg because black on black…
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*If you happen to have any performance photos of me or my troupemates, let me know!