Five Questions Friday

Today we’re talking to Cristy Sifford, a local hair and makeup expert! Cristy’s work can be seen all over town – she is currently working the MUNY summer season as well as The Veiled Prophet Parade. In the fall her work will be seen in the Variety Children’s Theatre production of Beauty and the Beast.


Q: What was your first experience in theatre?

A: My first experience in theater was in 1997 at the Fox theater working “Showboat.”

Q: What is the best piece of career advice anyone has ever given you?

A:  You will never ” know it all”

Q: Tell us about a backstage or onstage mishap you lived through.

A: A young dancer was doing turns on stage and in a wig and was turning so hard and fast her wig ( which was pinned to her wig cap) completely turned around! Even backwards she still looked great!

Q: What is your dream role?

A: My dream role would be Tracy Turnblad in Hairspray!

Q: What is your current guilty TV Pleasure?

A:Face Off!!!!

Thanks Cristy- can’t wait to see your work onstage this summer at the MUNY!


Grace Austin is a local STL educator and director.

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***DISCLAIMER: The opinions expressed in this post are those of the writer and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of THE SCENE SHOP.


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