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Working the drops in Santa Fe

Working the drops in Santa Fe

The Scottish Rite Cathedral in Santa Fe was built 100 years ago. This is a picture of my new workplace as I have the honor of running the drops on the Stage Crew. 100 years ago these hemp ropes first lifted the drops into place and one of my Scottish Rite Brothers went to work. For 100 years someone has sat in this loft to make sure that the show went on. For two weekends a year, I now sit in their chair, walk their fly loft…I live in their footsteps. Footsteps that I will one day pass along to another Brother and he to the next…and he to the next…

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