January 2013

rehearsal journal #9

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January 6th 2013 Countdown to first audience: t-minus 3 days Today we had Q 2 Q and we only got through most of act one. It went fairly smoothly because of all of the help we are getting from the wonderful volunteers who have helped us throughout the process.  Many of the girls were called at

rehearsal journal #5

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02 January 2013 One week from today is our first performance with an audience, yay! Today, our warm-up was again led by four students (Hannah, Kathryn, Jonathan and Olivia). The dance portion consisted of stretching, core strength exercises and finally, working through some trouble spots in different dances. We completed our warm-up by doing vocal

rehearsal journal #4

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01 January 2013 Before I begin talking about the show, I would like to say happy New Year! Anyways, we’re now really getting into crunch time. One week from tomorrow is our first performance with an audience. Oh my! I don’t mean to worry you by saying this. We’re very well prepared to perform, the

rehearsal journal #3

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31 Dec 2012 Today was another good day at the theatre. Our warm-up was led by four Mainstage students. Hannah deNevers and Kathryn Harder led us in a dance warm-up consisting of stretching followed by some exercises to get our blood pumping. After that, when we went over to the piano, Jonathan Woyke and Olivia

December 2012

rehearsal journal #1

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29 Dec 2012: Our rehearsal for CSOPA’s mainstage production of Annie began this morning with a wonderful warm- up, we did a ten minute run to get our heart rates up, and then we completed our warm-up with an ab workout. I love these warm-ups because they have allowed me to become infinitely more fit,