Monthly Archives: January 2010

Winter Weather

So far, one and a half rehearsals have been cancelled because of the recent winter storm — a bit of a rarity in these parts. I’ve heard varying reports ranging from 3 to 10 inches of snow. The storm hit … Continue reading

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Week Two and Well Done

Two weeks in and we’ve staged almost all of Act I. Granted most of it has been taught on the fly and has not been revisited…. but it is staged, and notes were taken, and we can now focus on … Continue reading

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Finding Our Feet

We’ve had a productive first week of staging rehearsals. So far we have choreographed "If You Want to Know Who We Are," "Young Man Despair," "Comes a Train of Little Ladies," "I am so Proud," and the first few pages … Continue reading

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Listening

Our cast is now assembled (the complete cast list can be found on the Durham Savoyards website, http://www.durhamsavoyards.org); and last night we gathered together to sing through the entire score for the first time. We started with introductions and announcements, … Continue reading

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Blood and Guts

Auditions begin today… and the real excitement begins. Today we will begin to assemble the ensemble of performers who will truly breathe life into this production. Their voices will tell the story, their bodies will do the dance, and their … Continue reading

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