Rehearsals

Saturday Nov 23

 

9:30 - 10:30            Elves

10:30 - 11:15            Polar Bears

11:15 - 12:00            Bakers and Cookies

12:00 - 12:45            Penguin Moms

 

Sunday Nov 24

 

1:30 - 2:00            Street Scene (Shopping Family, Hat Girl

                              Edmond, Emma Claus)

2:00 - 3:30            5th Avenue with all extras

3:30 - 4:00            Tunnel with Snow Babies and Pilots

4:00 - 5:30            North Pole (Sunday Cast)

 

*** Everyone pick up your final rehearsal schedule and parade information notes on Sunday ***

 

Happy Thanksgiving

Studio Closed November 25-29

 

Final Rehearsals

 

       As of December 2nd, the regular schedule, for those performing in the Christmas show, goes out the window!  We have two weeks to put together and polish a complete story. Those of you that have not participated in “Once Upon a Christmas Eve” please look at this with an open mind and understand it is a group effort to produce such a professional show.

 

At the Studio

 

Mon. Dec.2 - 5:30- Act 1 Scene 1 -5th Avenue- (Both Casts) All Dancers and Extras

                        7:30- Tunnel Scene---With Snow Babies No pilots

 

Tues. Dec.3—No Rehearsal—Downtown Parade

 

Wed Dec.4 —6:30 -North Pole Saturday cast (Sunday double cast after we are finished) -With Elves

                       8:00- City Sidewalks Performers

Thurs. Dec.5 - 6:00-City Sidewalk Performance 240 Cypress Street

                      7:15- Blue Ice, All soloists and Pas de Deux's

Fri. Dec.6 - Reserved for Any Problem Areas

 

Sat. Dec. 7 -10:00 5th Avenue Both Casts   12:00-Lunch                                                                                       

                     1:00- Tunnel Scene with Snow Babies and Pilots

                    2:30- North Pole Scene with Elves

                    

Get your discount tickets from 9:00 to 2:00

 

Prices: $ 25.00 Patron, $20.00 Adult, $10.00 Children (Discount $2.00 per  ticket)

 

After this sale, all tickets will go to the Civic Center Box Office at full price.

 

Snow babies can sit in the audience after intermission. They will need a ticket for their seat. They will not come out at curtain call.

 

Sun. Dec. 8  Sunday Cast-1:30- 5th Ave Scene   3:00- Tunnel Scene No Snow Babies

                                         4:00-North  Pole Scene No Elves

Mon. Dec.9 -Reserved for problem areas

 

Tues. Dec. 10- Move to Abilene Convention Center Theatre(Full Costume &Makeup)

                      5:30- Elves

                      6:00 North Pole(Saturday Cast)  with Elves

                       8:00- Curtain Call

                       8:30- Double cast dancers

Remember *** Never leave a rehearsal until Ms. Mary has given you notes and you are excused. Parents please be patient. We strive to end each rehearsal as early as

possible.

Weds. Dec. 11-6:00--Tunnel Scene with Snow babies and Pilots

                        7:00--5th Avenue scene (Saturday Cast)

                         Run Russian Ballerina (Double) after

Thurs.  Dec. 12--- 6:00—Run the Whole Show- (Sunday Cast) No Snow babies

                         8:30ish- Run double Casts

Fri, Dec 13- 6:00 Polar Bears

                     7:00 Reserved for Problem Areas

 

Sat Dec 14-- Morning Rehearsal if needed

                       6:00 -Warm-up-All Advanced Dancers!!!!!!!

                        6:30- All dancers backstage

                         7:00- Showtime

Sun. Dec. 15-  1:00- Warm-up

                        1:30- All dancers Backstage

                         2:00- Showtime

 

All costumes must be returned to the studio Monday Dec. 16, 5:00 to 7:30!!!!!

No Exceptions!!!!!

 

A huge thank you to all the volunteers who signed up to help this year. You are

AWESOME!!

 

    As in the past 12 years, we will be serving complimentary Christmas cookies and hot chocolate at intermission. We are asking for donations to offset the cost of this fun tradition that adds to the spirit of Christmas that we love to give. A cookie jar is located in the office for your donation.  Thank you!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FINAL REHEARSALS 

     As of November 26th, the regular schedule for those performing in the Christmas Show goes out the window!  We have two weeks to put together and polish a complete story.  Those of you that have not participated in "Once Upon a Christmas Eve", please look at this with an open mind and understand it is a group effort to produce such a professional show.

REMEMBER***Never leave a rehearsal until Ms. Mary has given you  notes and you are excuses.  Parents, please be patient.  We strive to end each rehearsal as early as possible.

Mon, Nov 26 -5:30 - Act 1 Scene 1-5th Avenue (both casts)

     All dancers and extras             

                         7:15 - Tunnel Scene--NO Snow Babies

Tue, Nov 27 - No Rehearsal - Downtown Parade

Wed, Nov 28 - 6:30 - North Pole Saturday cast - NO Elves

Thur, Nov 29 - 5:30 - North Pole Sunday cast - WITH Elves

Fri, Nov 30 - reserved for any problem areas

Sat, Dec 1- SATURDAY CAST

         10:00 - 5th Ave

         12:00 - Lunch

           1:00 - Tunnel Scene with Snow Babies

           2:30 - North Pole Scene with Elves

Sun, Dec 2 - SUNDAY CAST

          1:30 - 5th Ave

          3:00 - Tunnel Scene - NO Snow Babies

          4:00 - North Pole Scene - NO Elves

Mon, Dec 3 - Reserved for problem areas

Tue, Dec 4

         6:00 - Navy Boys

         7:00 - Snowbird Pas de Deux

Wednesday, Dec 5 - MOVE TO THEE ABILENE CIVIC CENTER --All  rehearsals in full costume and makeup!

        5:30 - Elves

        6:00 - North Pole (Saturday Cast)

        8:00 - Curtain Call

        8:30 - Double cast members

Thurs, Dec 6

        6:00 - Tunnel Scene with Snow babies and Pilots

        7:00 - 5th Ave scene (Saturday cast)

                    Run Russian Ballerina (Double) after

Fri, Dec 7 

        6:00 - Run the whole show (Sunday Cast) NO Snow babies

        8:30ish - Run double Casts

      

Sat, Dec 8 -Morning rehearsal if needed

        6:00 - Warm-up--ALL advanced Dancers!!!!!!!

        6:30 - All dancers backstage

        7:00 - SHOWTIME

Sunday, Dec 9

        1:00 - Warm-up

        1:30 - All dancers backstage

        2:00 - SHOWTIME

All costumes must be returned to the studio, Monday, December 10th between 5:00-7:30!  No exceptions!!!!!

A huge thanks to all the volunteers who signed up to help this year. You are AWESOME!

In the past we have asked elves to bring cookies to serve at Intermission,  This year we ask, so kindly, for donations to the cookie fund.  Our fabulous volunteers will purchase the cookies.  This tradition of providing complimentary cookies and milk adds to the spirit of Christmas that we love to give to our audience.  A cookie jar is located in the office for your donation.  Thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

 

                                             

                                 

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