Hi, Chaz. It was my first ALA, and I overall had a great time. So thanks for running an awesome event! You addressed a few of my own concerns in talking with other people, which I appreciate.
I did have a couple suggestions for Masquerade to fine-tune things a bit. Overall, my experience was fun, but I thought of a couple things to pass along to the Masquerade folks:
~On tech rehearsals, I never really got a straight answer as to whether costumes are required or simply recommended. It also didn't say anything in the paperwork I filled out. I wore my costume for rehearsal both to be safe and so I wouldn't be late to Workmanship judging, but could they clarify whether costumes are required for tech rehearsal?
~Halftime: It was likely just my nerves, but I felt like Halftime dragged on and got a bit tedious. Any chance of doing videos/slideshows of past Masquerade performers, to break up things a bit? I saw the cosplay videos from prior ALAs, and thought that was a nice touch.
Other than those things and what you've already addressed, I had no issues. Thanks, Chaz!
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