Talent co-director Arroya Karian (at right) gets face to face with a performer auditioning for the 2019 Queen Mary's Dark Harbor event. Photo by Jessica Peralta.
Hundreds of people auditioned in Long Beach, Calif. July 28 for the 2019 Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor annual Halloween event. Talent director David Wally and co-director Arroya Karian (with the ponytail) led the aspiring monsters through a series of exercises designed to separate the true ghouls from the red weight. All photos by Jessica Peralta.