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Stage Fright

Ghostly projections of three BYU actors appear on stage during BYU's Illusionary Tales.
Photo by Rebekah Baker

Safe at home last October, audiences streamed BYU’s Illusionary Tales. and watched as ghosts appeared on stage, bringing eerie folktales to life—and keeping actors distant during the pandemic. The ghostly projections were created with the Pepper’s Ghost projection effect. Illusionary Tales: The Turn of the Screw used the same tech in April, showcasing continued creativity in response to theater shutdowns.

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