Drama helps children develop such skills as creativity, communication, empathy, self-confidence, cooperation, leadership and negotiation. Most importantly, drama activities are fun – making learning both enjoyable and memorable.
Coming to the Vinson-Owen Theater !
Registration for Backstage Crew is now open for current Technical Theater and Design students in Grade 5.
Dates/Times Production Week:
Monday, March 25th 2:30-4:30
Tuesday, March 26th 2:30-4:30
Wednesday, March 27th 2:30-4:30 (dress rehearsal)
Thursday, March 28th report to school at 7:40 am for all school performance AND at 4:00 pm for 5:30 performance
Friday, March 29th report to school 4:00 pm for 5:30 performance
(Times may be subject to modest changes.)
Please note that Thursday, March 21st nd is the final Tech Design class, 2:30-4:00. Please note that while Backstage Crew is limited to 6 students, all Tech Theater students are invited to the dress rehearsal on Wednesday, March 27th and to help as ushers during the evening performances March 28th and March 29th.
We have 6 slots open for students who would like to extend their technical theatre experience by becoming a member of the backstage crew during performances of 101 Dalmatians. As a crew member, your son or daughter will work with Miss Bond to set and track prop and costume elements before and after each performance and take part in scene shifts during the show. This important work is vital to a successful theater performance.
There is a significant time commitment. We would need your child to be present at all rehearsals and performances listed above.
During dress rehearsals and performances (March 27th-March 29th), your child will need to wear a long-sleeve black shirt, black pants, black socks, and black shoes. This is traditional backstage crew apparel. Since it will be your child’s “costume” for the show, it will need to be brought in and left at school beginning Tuesday, March 26th. Please provide a box with a lid clearly labeled with your child’s name to keep all of his or her items organized. (A boot box, large shoe box, or plastic container all work well.)
Drama Club Information (note registration for Drama Club is closed)
Disney’s 101 Dalmatians KIDS is the classic tale of kidnapping villains and courageous puppies adapted in a "fur-tastic" musical adventure. Disney’s 101 Dalmatians KIDS is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International, one of the world’s leading theatrical licensing agencies, granting theatres from around the world the rights to perform the greatest selection of musicals from Broadway and beyond.
When: Mondays and Wednesdays at Vinson-Owen, November 26, 2018 - March 29, 2019
Time: 2:30pm -4:00pm (except as otherwise noted)
Who: Students in Grades 3 - 5
Performances: Thursday, March 28 and Friday, March 29 at 5:30 pm
Monday, Nov. 26th: Drama Club begins - Intro to Theater and the Show
Monday, Dec. 10th & Wednesday Dec. 12th: Auditions
Monday, Dec 17th: Read-Through
Wednesday, Dec 19th: NO REHEARSAL
Tuesday, Mar. 19th: Costume Parade (2:30-4:00 pm)
Mon/Tues/Wed, Mar. 25th-26th-27th: tech/dress rehearsals (2:30-4:30 pm)
Thursday, Mar. 28th: In-school performance (7:40 am cast call)
Thursday, Mar. 28th: Evening Performance (4pm call, 5:30 pm show)
Friday, Mar. 29th: Evening Performance (4pm cast call, 5:30 pm show)
Please be aware that Drama Club is a serious commitment. All Drama Club students who register and participate will be a part of the show's cast. Scholarships/financial aid is available - please contact Mr. Smith directly for information about scholarships.
Leadership for Drama Club
The chair of the Drama Club works with the Drama Club directors and other parent volunteers in administering the annual school play's schedule, budget, communications, and student registration.