TheatreCHS Newsletter 1/5-1/9 HAPPY NEW YEAR!

I hope that everyone had a restful Winter Holiday! I am SO excited about the upcoming theatre events!
To Daniel Neale for being selected to participate in this year’s English Speaking Union Shakespeare Contest in February. Dora Baker received first alternate. Recipients of this opportunity get to perform at Blackfriars in Staunton Virginia amongst other high school theatre students in the Charlottesville outlying community. Winners will have the chance to advance to New York City where they will perform at Lincoln Center.
Class Info:
Intro To Drama
Children’s Theatre/Playwriting Unit
Students will transcribe a play given a familiar children’s book text.
They will then create script and dialogue for a one-act play to be performed for Elementary School aged children.
Tech Theatre
Students will begin to build Hairspray set.
Organization of Shift Sheets, Blocking Sheets, and Plots will be completed this week.
C’ville Players
Students will begin to read William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream with the mindset of becoming more accustomed to performing Shakespeare’s texts.
Musical Theatre Ensemble
Students will begin to look at a new show for this upcoming Spring Musical Theatre Ensemble class performance. (See Dates)
Hairspray Rehearsal Info:

Tomorrow: 1/5

Speaking roles only called from 3:45 until no later than 6 PM.

Make sure that you check with with me if you are unsure of whether you are called.

Tuesday: 1/6 :Tuesday is our first tech day specifically for hairspray.

Wednesday 1/7 :Wednesday is an all call-music rehearsal with accompanist and assistant music director Katie Palmer.

Thursday 1/8 :Thursday

First Blocking rehearsal: Tracy/ Edna/ Wilber/Penny/ Corny Collins/Velma/Amber/Council Kids/ Link/Prudy understudies please attend.

1/9 :Friday Dance! ALL CALL

That’s all for now!

HAPPY 2015!!!!

  • SHAKESPEARE CONTEST February 6 in Staunton Blackfriars
  • SPRNG MUSICAL MARCH 27-29 SHOWS:                                    
  • MLK PAC 7:30pm 3/27, 3/28  & 3/29 3:00 PM 
  • DESSERT THEATRE : MAY 15-16                                                      
  • Black Box Theatre 7:00 PM, 2:00 PM 7:00 PM
  • MTE REVUE (SPRING SEMESTER) May 22-23 7:00 PM Black Box 
  • Theatre Awards Banquet May 29  7:30 Black Box