Monthly Archives: March 2008

Where’s my whetstone?

So last week we focused on Act II and tonight we revisited Act I.  It had been well over a week since we’d run Act I — and it showed.  Which is to be expected. But which is also to … Continue reading

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Not Walking into Walls

We ran Act II in its entirety tonight and were able to do so on a simulation of the set.  Our Set Designer, Richard, had graciously taped out the floor plan for us so we could begin to address spacing … Continue reading

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12 Ladies Dancing, 11 Yeomen Leaping…

Tonight we staged the Act II Finale.  It’s about ten minutes long and has most of the cast on stage most of the time.  So this rehearsal was mostly about getting bodies arranged in space and learning traffic patterns and … Continue reading

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Motivated Mayhem

I really do love Tuesday rehearsals.  In general we don’t make anything new, but devote our time and efforts to reviewing existing material.  There is activity everywhere and everyone is expected to be proactive and self-motivated so that time is … Continue reading

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Getting our Act II Together

Much of Act II has only been rehearsed once (and quite a while ago) and some of it hasn’t yet been staged at all.  But tonight was the beginning of rectifying that situation….We started off with a review of  "Night … Continue reading

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Who’s Counting?

We open four weeks from tonight.  That fact deserves mention just about now.  We’re in good shape for where we are in the process, but those four weeks will fly by like nobody’s business.  Tonight we ran Act I in … Continue reading

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Divide and Conquer

From here on out Tuesdays will be set aside for review and problem solving — mostly dealing with choreography, but anything goes.  We got this new tradition off to a grand start tonight with lots of wonderful focused work from … Continue reading

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