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December 2013

SHREK Rehearsal Journal #3

By |December 29th, 2013|

RUN-THROUGH DAY!!! … and by run-through, I mean stumble through. I don’t know if I’m remembering incorrectly but I’m almost 100% sure for past first run-throughs, we stopped a lot more times than we did today. We started with our daily warm-up and by warm-up I mean boot camp. Here is what an example of […]

SHREK Rehearsal Journal #2

By |December 28th, 2013|

27 December 2013

First day back from our three day break and, as much as I loved spending time with the family and having time to relax, I started to get bored. So first of all let me wish everybody a Merry Christmas and I hope you all had great holidays. Today we had a full […]

SHREK Rehearsal Journal #1

By |December 28th, 2013|

For a little insight on what we do here at CSOPA as we head into Mainstage production month, Princess Fiona (Brittany Clough) will be sharing her views on the process.  The blog will be updated after each rehearsal, starting on December 23rd and ending after final dress rehearsal on January 14th.  Enjoy!


23 December 2013

Start of […]

November 2013

Mainstage Musical Theatre Program presents: SHREK The Musical!

By |November 9th, 2013|

The Chilliwack School of Performing Arts is proud to present

Shrek: The Musical

Music by Jeanine Tesori, Book & Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire.  Based on the DreamWorks Animation Motion Picture and the book by William Steig.

Chilliwack, BC – Shrek The Musical, based on the Oscar® winning DreamWorks film that started it all, brings the hilarious story of […]

August 2013

Fall Term registration is open.

By |August 15th, 2013|

Classes are offered in singing, dancing and acting for ages 3-18.

June 2013

Summer Drama Camps start July 2!

By |June 27th, 2013|

Register now for Summer Drama Camps!  There is still room in many classes!

You can visit the link via the homepage or by clicking here

February 2013

2013 Spring Festival Tickets on sale now!

By |February 13th, 2013|

Tickets for the 2013 Annual Spring Festival are on sale now!

You can purchase by calling or emailing the office 604-792-9469 / csopa.office@gmail.com

Purchase is also available online via our website — located under “EVENTS” on the top menu bar or by following this link


January 2013

Bring ANNIE Home!

By |January 14th, 2013|

ANNIE Silent Auction is now online!

Select set pieces and props from the show can be found via the following link:


And you can view additional photos of the auction items here: https://csopa.ca/annie-silent-auction-items


Support us by taking home a piece of this fantastic show!

rehearsal journal #12

By |January 10th, 2013|

January 9th 2013

So, today we had our first audience and we didn’t do nearly as terribly as I feared we would. Actually in my opinion, we did very well.

The schedule for the evening was as it will be for the rest of the run.

5:30 – 6:00 putting on mics

6:00 – 6:30 mic check and warm-up

6:30 […]

rehearsal journal #11

By |January 9th, 2013|

January 8th 2013

Countdown to first audience: t-minus 1 day

Oh man, we have our first audience tomorrow and I am very excited but also really quite nervous. This show will be the first time I will have the opportunity to speak lines on the big stage. What I mean by that is that this is the biggest part […]