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 ***
Studio Closed November 25-29
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)
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
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
Sun. Dec. 15- 1:00- Warm-up
1:30- All dancers Backstage
All costumes must be returned to the studio Monday Dec. 16, 5:00 to 7:30!!!!!
A huge thank you to all the volunteers who signed up to help this year. You are
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!!
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!!!!!!!!!!!!!