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From the Rehearsal Studio – Week 7

Full dress rehearsal today

Full dress rehearsal today



Week 7 is here and so are our costumes and props! We couldn’t bring the full set (too big and too many!) but we did rehearse with the props, and in our costumes! It was a lot of fun figuring out the best hairstyles and the best ways to put on our costumes. We’ll be doing another full dress rehearsal the next session too! So exciting!

Special guest and assistant, Riku!

Special guest assistant, Riku!



These few weeks have been very busy for our Set and Costume Designer. Fortunately (??), we had special help from our shy but chatty assistant! We also challenged ourselves to create props and sets under a very tight budget, meaning that we use recycled materials as much as possible. If only the participants are older, they would definitely be involved in the designing and creating too!

Pass the drawing!

Pass the drawing, please!



After our full dress rehearsals, we played some games to freshen up and strengthen our teamwork. I think our teamwork proved to be great during our Group Count game! Amazing!! With such teamwork, I’m sure that we can put up our best performance for everyone on March 6. Everyone, let’s do our best!!

In costume

In costume



There is only one week left for rehearsals before our final show on the 6th of March. Invite your family and friends to our show! You will need tickets (free of charge!) for the show and they will be available at the door.

Don’t forget!

March 6th, 2016
Doors open at 15:00
Futako Tamagawa Chiku Kaikan Bekkan

See you there!

This has been J, reporting from the rehearsal studio.

From the Rehearsal Studio – Week 6

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Marshmallow pops for all!



Marshmallow pops for everyone~!! Week 6 started off with sugar high energy! We rehearsed our whole play twice today, including intermission and curtain call. Curtain call was new to everyone, so we made sure that everyone understood what and how to do. Please look forward to it!

Making costumes

Making costumes



We talked about our costumes and hairstyles too. Everyone has to get ready for costume fitting and full dress rehearsal in the upcoming session. We had a good laugh experimenting with different hairstyles. We’ll be needing lots of hairpins and hairspray!

Please come and watch us!

Please come and watch us!



There are only two more sessions left before the big day! We’ve got to continue rehearsing to make sure that we’re putting up our best performance on March 6. Rehearsals can be tiring, but like the old saying goes, “Practice makes perfect improvement.”. We can do this!

Don’t forget the date- March 6, 2016 (SUN)!
Don’t forget the time either- Door opens 15:00; Performance begins ~15:10
And, of course, the venue- Futako Tamagawa Chiku Kaikan Bekkan

Until then!

This has been J, reporting from the rehearsal studio.

From the Rehearsal Studio – Week 5

Rehearsing the play

Rehearsing the play



Today’s session is the fifth one! Oh. My. Gosh. Three more sessions for rehearsal and then the final performance! AHHH!! Time seems to fly so so fast! We got our scripts and did blocking for the whole play, including poem and song. All we need to do is memorize our lines and know when to say them. And we have to remember to face the audience too!

Decorating tickets for the show

Decorating tickets for the show



For our final performance, we decided to liven things up with plenty of features! One of them is ticketing. Members of the audience are required to have tickets and must present their tickets at the door. If you want to come to our show, please ask any of our participating members of this season or email juniorplayhouse@gmail.com for tickets.

Putting the finishing touches on the tickets

Putting the finishing touches on the tickets



As usual, we also played games to strengthen our teamwork and test our focus. The ‘Shark Attack’ game was fun but tough! There were a number of “casualties” because few of us couldn’t make it to the “island”. Maybe we should play this game with our family next time? I’m sure we’ll have an amazing time laughing and figuring out how to “survive” on a small island. Should be fun!

Rehearsing Act 4

Rehearsing Act 4



It won’t be long before we have our full dress rehearsal. Everyone is getting bits and pieces of their costumes ready. We’re also getting the props and backdrop ready too! The excitement is building up among the participants, and we hope that many people can come and watch our show!

Now, let’s remember our lines and continue rehearsing in the upcoming weeks. Go go!




 

TJP presents
The Little Farm
Futako Tamagawa Chiku Kaikan Bekkan
March 6, 2016 (SUN)
15:00
(approx. 45 mins with 15 mins intermission)