April 28, 2006
Our remaining mandatory Cinderella Practices will be:Tuesday,May 2nd Scenes 1-5 with props and mics
Tuesday, May 9th Scenes 6-10 with props and mics
*Wednesday May 17th Full Dress Rehearsal (All Chorus members)
4:30 - 8:15 p.m. Pizza dinner break
***Help!! I really need some moms or dads to help set up the pizza dinner. I also need some backstage help and classroom help that evening.
Thursday, May 18th Performance of "Cinderella" 7 p.m.
All students need to be here no later than 6:30 p.m. dressed and ready to begin.
Costumes: Don't wait till the last minute to get your costumes ready.
Head for the Thrift Stores to find some outfits. They are cheap there.
Townspeople: Peasant type skirts and blouses for the girls.
Boys: slacks and longsleeved button shirt.
Mice: Dress in all white
Chef and Stewards: Wear black slacks and a long sleeved white shirt. I you have one wear a solid white apron.
Ballroom Scene performers: Long ballroom type dresses. Guys wear your normal concert attire. I'll give you the vests and bowties.
Stepfamily: Peasant clothes for the first scene. Ballroom clothes for the Ballroom scene and bathrobe and slippers for the morning after the ball.
Cinderella and Prince already know their costumes.
The performance is just around the corner so keep focussed and it will be great.
Posted by Smith at 11:20 AM
April 21, 2006
Our Mabry Singers Chorus only has a few more rehearsals before our Broadway concert in May. Please make sure to attend every Tuesday morning practice so that you can learn the songs and the choreography that goes with the first number. I have added two extra rehearsals on Friday mornings. Thanks for your hard work. Be practicing your choreography at home. You are all such a pleasure to teach.
Practices left: Tuesday morning, April 25th 8:15 - 9 a.m.
(Donuts) *Friday morning, April 28th 8:15 - 9 a.m.
Tuesday morning, May 2nd 8:15 - 9 a.m.
(Donuts) *Friday morning, May 5th 8:15 - 9 a.m.
Tuesday morning, May 9th 8:15 - 9 a.m.
Our show is Thursday evening, May 11th in the theater at 7 p.m.All students need to meet in the chorus room by 6:45 p.m.
*I could use a chaperone or two to stay with them until we move to the theater. Drop me a note if you can help.
Posted by Smith at 04:24 PM
Our Cinderella Musical play practice went well on Thursday afternoon. Please note that our practices will include more scenes so be prepared to stay longer. We will usually go until 5:45 p.m. for these rehearsals leading up to the dress rehearsal in May from 4:30 - 9 p.m. at the latest.
Rehearsal next week is changeD to:WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26TH due to Oscar Night on Tuesday SCENES 6 - 10 I NEED ALL PERFORMERS IN THESE SCENES PRESENT FOR THE REHEARSAL.You are all doing a great job and the show will be a big success if you all put 100% effort into the rehearsal process.
Thanks for your hard work!
Posted by Smith at 04:20 PM
April 12, 2006
You have all been given a drama project sheet with 3 choices of projects. This major project is due on Monday, May 1st. No excuses!
I will be asking you what you have chosen to work on by this Friday. You have 3 weeks to prepare this project so budget your time with all of the other activities in which you are involved. Do not procrastinate! This is a major grade for the 9 weeks.
Posted by Smith at 04:41 PM
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OF THE TALENT SHOW PERFORMERS FOR A JOB WELL DONE LAST EVENING, MAY 11TH!!!!
You all did a fantastic job and I am proud of each of you. Please stop by my room if you did not pick up your accompaniment track. I look forward to many of you singers and dancers to sign up for all year chorus next year. Thank you, also, to the audience for being well behaved for the entire program.
Posted by Smith at 04:38 PM
Due to the religious holidays observed by many this week there will no Cinderella practice on Thursday, April 13th. See you all next week.
Get your lines memorized to all of the scenes that pertain to your part.
Posted by Smith at 04:36 PM