Personal Narrative: My Field Trip To Barter Theatre Essay

Barter Theatre

It was around six thirty in the morning, everyone was still extremely tired but also pretty excited. It was saturday May 24th and we were all heading to the Barter Theatre in Abingdon Virginia. This was a field trip for the eighth grade drama classes at both Thomas Harrison and Skyline. We had all gotten to the school at around six, six thirty and filled on to the bus. I sat in seat that was pretty much in middle of the bus I had Nicole next me and Gabby behind me. Then Naomi and Corin were across from us Hasham and Jake were behind them with Josh behind them. The ride there wasnt to eventful, it consisted mainly of me and Gabby sharing headphones to listen to music and then at times all of us talking.
We had arrived at Barter at around eleven thirty. Once we got there we all went to this little cafe called Bob’s at Barter where had all pre ordered lunches. We all went in and got our food then went outside and sat down in a circle under some trees. Of course there were a ton of people running around and goofing off during this time so things got a little crazy. For the most part we stayed somewhat calm, although we did make quite a mess eating iIm not even sure how but I’m pretty sure at one point we were throwing food at each other. I mean we were eighth…

Once we were there we all sat down and waited for the show to begin. The show we had gone to see was “The Wizard of OZ”. The show was going great and we were all really enjoying it.Then we reached intermission, where some of us switched seats so that we could sit with different people for the second act. Once the show ended we were directed up to the balcony seating where we got to ask some of the actors questions about the show and about Barter. After this we split back up into our schools and then we were given tours of the Barter Theatre, we got to see their costume room, backstage, and many other neat…