Monthly Archives: September 2018

Choreography update

Monday rehearsal
4-6 money money money
Under attack
Encores

Pick Ups

I hope everyone is doing well. We’ve made lots of progress at the start of a month that will go very quickly. I’m proud of the hard work everyone is doing.

To our parent supporters, I need to ask for your partnership and understanding about picking up actors if you are providing transportation. Rehearsals in this phase end either early or at very set times. Although there is no expectation that you need to be here before the designated end time (in case we dismiss early), we do request that, if you are picking up an actor, you make every effort to do so at the time of dismissal.

Of course, unforeseen events may happen that require us to stay with actors as they wait past the designated dismissal for rides. As with any community, we are there for each other in those circumstances. If they can be kept to a minimum, and if you would please maintain frequent and cordial communication in those instances, it would be extremely appreciated.

Shows are extraordinary achievements that require sacrifices from everyone. My assumption is that everyone involved is also equally busy and committed with obligations that are rarely seen on the surface. That goes for the actors, their supportive families, and the tech and production staff as well.

Thank you for your support.

Sincerely,
Patrick McCray

PS —
Although the blog looks like it is set up to house forums and responses, they kind of go into the ether if you attempt to contact us through the various links and buttons at the bottoms of posts. Please feel free to send communication to me at charltonx@me.com. If you prefer to call, you can reach me at 865-748-3636. Thanks!

Choreography Sunday

Rehearsal from 2-4.

Lay all your love. Sky Sophie pepper Eddie male chorus. Featured dancers

Does your mother know. Tanya pepper. Ali. Lisa. Eddie. Male chorus. Featured dancers.

Thanks Kimberlie

Monday rehearsal start time

4:40. We will still dismiss at 6:30.

Best,
PMc

Dialect work

I’m not sure why today starts at 5:45, although I’m sure there’s a good reason for it. I just don’t remember what it was. Anyway, I know that there are a few cast members who want to work on the English accents they need for the play. Just like it’s your responsibility to know the definitions and pronunciations of any words that your characters say, it’s also your responsibility to reach out to me about dialect work. I will be available today from the end of school until 545. I am also free, more or less, every day at a, x, f, and on most days, d and e. In other words, any period other than c. Please come visit me. If you can’t find me immediately, text me at (865) 748-3636.

Please know that dialect work will take several sessions, but it will not be painful. If you can bring a recording app, that will probably be helpful also. The earlier the better, and I am happy to help!

Best,
PMc

Next week…

Changes for next week are highlighted (October TBA):

Sunday, September 23 – 2:00 – 4:00 – Music – Bishop C – Everyone – LeAnne and Jean

Monday, September 24 – Blocking – 1.7, 2.1, 2.2 – Patrick

Tuesday, September 25 – Choreography – Run Act I – Everyone – Kim – LeAnne

Wednesday, September 26 – Blocking – 2.3, 2.4 – Patrick

Thursday, September 27 – 5:00 – Dynamos and dads 6:00 – 8:00 – Run through show (music, dialog) – Everyone – LeAnne, Patrick and Jean

Saturday, September 29 – 10:00 – 2:00 – Everyone – Patrick, Jean , LeAnne

Sunday, September 30 – 2:00- 4:00 – Choreography – Run Act 2 – Kim – Patrick

As we get closer to show, bring things to study if you have time off stage. Students will likely be called to all rehearsals in October due to Fall Break. As we get into scene changes and run throughs, this will make rehearsal more efficient.

LeAnne Johnson
Choral Director
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Choreography update for Tuesday

Hi on Tuesday 18. 4-630 will be under attack. Sophie Dads. chorus. Thank you
Ms kimberlie

Tuesday rehearsal

4-630. Run dance numbers from Act I.

Choreography update

Hi sorry for the late notice however I would like to finish gimme gimme gimme. So here is the edited schedule

Beginning at 2:
gimme gimme gimme.
Entr’act (see specific call list from previous entry)
Thank you for the music. (Dads and Sophie)

Next schedule

Sunday, September 16 – 2:00-4:00 – Choreography Entr’act – featured dancers, Flautt, Siler, Tipton, Winelnd, Sebastian, Gant, Addie, Veronica, Sam, Bill, Harry – Patrick

Monday, September 17 – 4:00-6:30 – Music – Ensemble only (men and women – no leads) Abba Quartet – LeAnne

Tuesday, September 18 – 4:00-6:30 – Choreography – Everyone (TBA) – LeAnne

Wednesday, September 19 – No School, no rehearsal

Thursday, September 20 – 5:45 – 7:45 – Bishop Center – Review 1.4, look at 1.5 and 1.6, then review all blocking from 1.1 to 1.6 – Patrick

Sunday, September 23 – 2:00 – 4:00 – Music – Bishop C – Everyone – LeAnne and Jean

Monday, September 24 – 4:00 – 6:00 – Music – Ensemble only (men and women – no leads) Abba Quartet – LeAnne

Tuesday, September 25 – 4:00 – Blocking – 1.7, 2.1, 2.2 – Patrick

Wednesday, September 26 – 4:00 – Blocking – 2.3, 2.4 – Patrick

Thursday, September 27 – 5:00 – Dynamos and dads 6:00 – 8:00 – Run through show (music, dialog) – Everyone – LeAnne, Patrick and Jean

Saturday, September 29 – 10:00 – 2:00 – Everyone – Patrick, Jean , LeAnne

Sunday, September 30 – 2:00-4:00 – Blocking 2.5, troubleshooting – Patrick