• 2016-2017 Season,  Chariots of Fire

    Birth of the Actor Athlete

    By Amelia Johnson, Assistant Dramaturg What did it take to be a cast member of this show? Time, hard work, and a lot of sweat. But, that is to be expected when your show is about Olympic runners. When you have a passion for something, you strive to be as good as you can at it. When your passion is acting, sometimes you learn new skills in order to play a part. Our actors embraced this and became actor athletes. In addition to learning their lines, blocking, and working to understand their characters, our actor athletes took part in training to get in the physical shape of a runner. They…

  • 2012-2013 Season,  Phantom of the Opera

    He’s Here….at BYU!

    by Nicholas Sheets, dramaturg I just want to say hello to everyone who is taking their time to visit the 4th WALL and to hear about news concerning our upcoming production of The Phantom of the Opera. Expect to see many sneak-peaks into our production at this website. Each week you’ll get a neat insight into the creation of the University Premiere of The Phantom of the Opera in the U.S.A. I hope you’re as excited as I am for this production! To start out with, I’m going to give you all a preview of our working scenic design for our stage. This design is from the hard work of…