Now that we have achieved our ultimate goal of creating and performing an original opera, where do we go from here? What do we do? These are questions the students ask as they enter the classroom “the day after” the final performance. After striking the set, depression sets in.
All of this intense work . . . and now it’s over. No set. No lights. No music. No costumes.
An empty stage . . . so it seems. What the students come to realize is that the stage is now set.