Welcome to this week’s email newsletter– and happy Super Bowl Sunday!I hope that everyone was able to find some time to get out and enjoy their weekend. The days just fly by sometimes, and I often forget how precious the weekend time can be.
We do have quite a bit going on this week, so please read every section of this newsletter since there may very well be components that apply to you.
Intro To Drama
Children’s Theatre/Playwriting Unit Continues
Set Design/Construction. Students are doing really amazing work putting together a cohesive children’s show. We are also starting to discuss diversity within dramatic literature and are reading/watching a production of Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun.
Students will begin to build Hairspray set.
Organization of Shift Sheets, Blocking Sheets, and Plots will be completed this week.
Cast List will be posted for Midsummer Jersey
Read Thru will begin.
Tuesday Block: Students will hear staged reading of junior, Arthur McCord’s One-Act play, “A Bum Deal”
Musical Theatre Ensemble
Students will bring in music for options of music for Spring musical revue. Final decisions will be made in terms of group music choices, and all set lists will be completed. Solo work continues. Putting together a Revue and the structure of a revue becomes the major discuussion.
Hairspray Rehearsal Info THIS WEEK:
MONDAY 2/2 — DANCE/”RUN AND TELL THAT”
DETENTION DANCERS ARE ALL CALLED
TUESDAY 2/3– NOTE: ALL STUDENTS IN HAIRSPRAY WILL HAVE A DRESS REHEARSAL FOR THE PREVIEW CONCERT. THIS IS AN “ALL CALL” FOR “WITHOUT LOVE” 4:00-6:00 pm
- ALL TECH STUDENTS ARE ALSO CALLED FOR SET BUILD TIME.
WEDNESDAY 2/4– NOTE LONGER REHEARSAL/LONGER DAY
- DANCE REHEARSAL/MUSIC REHEARSAL 4:00-6:00 PM We will hope to have choreography rehearsal and Singing rehearsal during this time.
- DINNER PROVIDED 6:00 PM
- SYMPHONY CONCERT STARTS AT 7:30 (CALL IS 7:00 PM) LEAD PARTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO WEAR COSTUMES THAT REPRESENT WHO THEY WILL PLAY IN THE SHOW. EVERYONE ELSE, JUST DRESS NICELY.
THURSDAY 2/5– BLOCKING GOOD MORNING BALTIMORE, THEN REVIEW pgs 1-30 ALL CALL. BRING MOVEMENT APPROPRIATE CLOTHES.
FRIDAY 2/6– MUSIC SECTIONAL REHEARSAL
PRINCIPAL PARTS ARE ALL CALLED. THIS INCLUDES DYNAMITES, AMBER, CORNY COLLINS, PENNY, AND VELMA.
ENSEMBLE (DAY OFF)