COVID-19 Safety Protocols & Policies Updated February 7, 2022 All Production Staff is required to be masked at all times. Social Distancing will be accomplished whenever possible off stage. Air Handling Fan System will be on at all times during rehearsals to flush the system with air. Production Team and cast will be given at least one instance of a break to refresh themselves with bottled water and will be encouraged to wash and sanitize their hands. All performers will be microphoned to prevent any further pushing of the voice or projection that can be assisted with sound capability. All cast and crew will be asked to maintain social distancing and limit extra trips outside of the direct area to cut down on the possible receiving of Coronavirus from elsewhere and bringing it in the building. All patrons will be masked BEFORE ENTRY TO THE BUILDING. if they do not have a mask, one can be provided for them. The building volunteers and staff will help to remind patrons and volunteers to continually consider those around them and keep socially distanced within reason. ALL STAFF, PRODUCTION CAST, AND CREW will be masked at all times, outside of performing actively on stage, where performers will be shielded. This includes when off-stage waiting to go on stage, changing costumes, on breaks, etc. There will be no exceptions to this rule. ALL production departments will be UNDER these requirements needed to accomplish SAFETY and MINIMALIZING OF POSSIBLE TRANSMISSION. All performers will be given ample, socially-distanced space to make costume changes, inclusive of extending any scene changes. ALL PERFORMERS WILL BE REQUIRED TO BE FACE SHIELDED DURING LIVE PERFORMANCE. THERE WILL BE NO EXCEPTIONS TO THIS RULE. Face Shield will be provided. All Staff, Production Cast, and Crew will subject themselves to self-assessment and fill out and turn in a nightly pre-rehearsal wellness check, no later than 1-hour before call/rehearsal. All production staff, cast and crew will undergo weekly COVID-19 tests. All testing will be delivered to the Executive Director for documentation and record retention purposes.