Notes from Parent MeetingDirectors-See Director Webpage for Director Contact InfoWhere to find Drama Club information
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Get the calendar sent directly to your phone! Click on the blue "Google Calendar" button on the bottom right hand of the calendar for instructions.IMPORTANT PRODUCTION DATES
Our production/tech weeks begin on February 19 with rehearsals on Saturday and Sunday Feb. 19, 20, 26, 27, March 5 and 6. THESE ARE MANDATORY REHEARSALS FOR ALL STUDENTS.Dress Rehearsals will be Monday, March 7 from 12:00-5:00 and Wednesday, March 9 from 8:30-1:30. Students will be excused from classes during this time.Our production dates are March 11 (7:00 pm), March 12 (1:00 pm and 7:00 pm) and March 13 (3:00 pm).PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW! These tech week and dress rehearsals listed above are MANDATORY and any student missing these rehearsals will not be able to participate.
Rehearsals for small groups and leads will be extended until 5:30 beginning in January. Saturday rehearsal will begin in January and are generally 9:00-1:00 depending on the availability of the leads.Please have your child bring a healthy snack to all rehearsals and a lunch to Saturday Rehearsals. Snacks will be sold as well.
AttendancePlease notify the directors of any absence not on the school absentee list. You must notify the directors of any Saturday absence!YOU MUST COMPLETE THE CONFLICT FORM (link on the website and in Google Classroom).UNEXCUSED ABSENCES WILL BE GROUNDS FOR DISMISSAL FROM THE PLAY.A stated conflict is an excused absence....
Pick up your child promptly at 4:10 or 5:30. As per school policy, students will be put on the late bus at 4:10 if the parent is not at pick-up. 5:30 rehearsals will not have a late bus. Students are NOT permitted to walk home at 5:30 as it gets dark before 5:30 in the winter.
CastingCasting is at the directors' discretion and based on student talent and ability and the directors' vision for the play. Any questions regarding casting can be brought to Ms. Keith or Ms. Gabby.Once On This Island, Jr. will be double casted for featured roles this year, with each cast having two shows.
The final posting will be at the October 28th rehearsal. We will explain our casting decisions to the students at this meeting.
WE ARE A TEAM. PLEASE REFLECT THIS ATTITUDE IN PARENTING YOUR CHILD THROUGH THIS PROCESS.
Your child is a work in progress and they are "just beginning"!
Meets Tuesdays and Thursadays after school (beginning November 23rd).
In January, Stage Crew will begin Saturday rehearsals from 9:00 to 12:00.
Some Tuesday/Thursday after school or evening meetings may be added for select students depending on the projects that we are working on.
Mandatory Tech rehearsals will begin on Saturday, February 19, 2022.
February 19, 20, 26, 27 and March 5 and 6 will be mandatory stage crew meetings from 10:00-6:00.
Students selected for stage crew will be required to attend all of these mandatory rehearsals to ensure the safety of all students and quality of performance. THIS TIME IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE DEPENDING ON THE NEED.
Costumes and production needs for Once On This Island, Jr. are very unique and elaborate.
Production Fees Due by February 12, 2022
Any family needing financial assistance with fees should consult with Ms. Keith.
$75 Cast, Ensemble
$25 Tech Crew
You may still be required to get a shirt, or skirt/pants, provide stockings and shoes.Any full costume purchased by you remains yours to keep. Anything made by Miss Amanda remains VMS Drama Club's property even if you assisted in the purchase of the material.
ALL COSTUMES MUST BE APPROVED BY MISS AMANDA, NO ONE CAN CHANGE THEIR COSTUME ONCE APPROVED WITHOUT MISS SURA'S PERMISSION.Costume information will be updated, and made available on the website and emails. This included specific dates regarding costume fittings.Please feel free to contact Miss Amanda with questions. (Text 609-440-3109)Corporate Sponsorships
We are looking for Corporate Sponsors. If you know of anyone who would be interested in supporting our outstanding drama club production, please contact Ms. Lewis firstname.lastname@example.org
Corporate Sponsorships are tiered with three different levels. All sponsors receive print ad exposure in our playbill, and on our banners and t-shirts.
We are looking for parents to help us solicit these sponsors with contacts in our community.Fundraisers
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