ScareHouse Podcast 135: Into the Dark Terror Vault in San Francisco
Episode 2993 · April 21st, 2019 · 1 hr 14 mins
About this Episode
- Dudders catches up with former ScareHouse Director of Operations, Crystal Wright, at Transworld in St. Louis.
- Into the Dark production company combines the theatrical and technical talents of David and Joshua.
- Terror Vault is Into the Dark's first production and located in the old San Francisco mint.
- Joshua's love of haunted houses began with the Morbid Manor in Ocean City.
- Crystal tells us what it's like being away from haunted houses for a year and discovering Terror Vault in her new neighborhood.
- Returning haunt actors are very important. They can help teach new actors about how to pace themselves. Newbies often underestimate how exhausting haunt acting is.
- Preparing for a haunt season is a yearround job.
- "Normal" employers don't always appreciate all of work you do at haunted houses.
- Why it's a great idea to add a behind the scenes tour to your haunted attraction.
- Joshua and David worked to put everything they loved into the show.
- The cool thing about having a haunted attraction in an old building.
- Talking "yinzer".
- Some of the differences between east coast and west coast haunted attractions.
- Using unique characteristics of your location in your show.
- Even haunters get scared sometimes.
- Crystal and Dudders have cleaned up their share of customer tinkle.
- Kids and haunted houses.
- "Wearing many wigs" is a much better saying than "wearing many hats".
- Adjusting your show for groups that may have unique needs.
- Crystal's experience of working in The Basement at ScareHouse.
- Terror Vault is a predominately queer haunted attraction.
- How the genre of horror is shifting from a straight white male dominated world.
- Working to make everyone feel welcome.
- ScareHouse and Pittsburgh's pride parade.
- The need for diversity training in the haunted attraction industry.
- Why representation at a haunted attraction is important.
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