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Chamber of Horrors

Taylor Segal, left, from Jamesport, and Zac Wild

Taylor Segal, left, from Jamesport, and Zac Wild and Brittney Murray, both from Mastic, wait in line to audition for the Chamber of Horrors in Hauppauge. (Sept. 3, 2013) Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

In the weeks before Halloween, haunted house attractions will be popping up across Long Island like zombies from freshly dug graves. Using sophisticated makeup, costumes and acting skills, the Chamber of Horrors in Hauppauge attempts to be among the more professionally mounted stops on the haunted and horror house trail.

Ally Antun, the Chamber of Horrors' director, speaks
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Ally Antun, the Chamber of Horrors' director, speaks with actors about what it takes to work in the haunted house. Chamber of Horrors held auditions at Play like a Pro, where parts of the site will transform into a haunted maze. (Undated)

Ally Antun shows the actors what it takes
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Ally Antun shows the actors what it takes to work in the haunted house. (Undated)

Ally Antun, the Chamber of Horrors' director, air
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Ally Antun, the Chamber of Horrors' director, air brushes makeup on Victoria Kaplan of Port Jefferson Station before audtions. (Sept. 3, 2013)

Jennifer Urban from North Babylon puts on a
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Jennifer Urban from North Babylon puts on a half skull effect. (Sept. 3, 2013)

Actors take direction before their audition at Chamber
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Actors take direction before their audition at Chamber of Horrors in Hauppauge. (Sept. 3, 2013)

Taylor Segal, left, from Jamesport, and Zac Wild
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Taylor Segal, left, from Jamesport, and Zac Wild and Brittney Murray, both from Mastic, wait in line to audition for the Chamber of Horrors in Hauppauge. (Sept. 3, 2013)

George Bontigao of Hollis, Queens, practices his zombie
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

George Bontigao of Hollis, Queens, practices his zombie moves before auditioning for a part in the Chamber of Horrors. (Sept. 3, 2013)

Ally Antun works on her makeup before holding
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Ally Antun works on her makeup before holding auditions Chamber of Horrors. (Sept. 3, 2013)

Ally Antun, left, gives Brittni Murray of Mastic
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Ally Antun, left, gives Brittni Murray of Mastic a scenario to act on. (Sept. 3, 2013)

Everyone gets a good laugh during the auditions
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Everyone gets a good laugh during the auditions for the Chamber of Horrors. (Sept. 3, 2013)

George Bontigao from Hollis, Queens, applies the finishing
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

George Bontigao from Hollis, Queens, applies the finishing touches to his makeup before going in for his audition. (Sept. 3, 2013)

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