OVERBROOK SCHOOL PLAYERS

2018-19

Grades: 5 - 8

Program registration opens Monday, September 24, 2018

Sessions begin FRIDAY, October 26, dismissal - 4:20 p.m.

(minimum 10/maximum 15 students - first come, first served)

Location: Dining Hall or OS Stage (when available)

PROGRAM DIRECTOR - LISA GILLESPIE

Ms. Gillespie received her BFA in Performance Theater from the University of Mississippi where she was also an active and award-winning member of the Ole Miss Forensics Team (Speech and Interp events, not CSI stuff). Active in local professional theatre, Ms. Gillespie has also spent time behind the scenes directing main-stage shows at The Boiler Room Theatre and teaching and directing at the Act Too Players Studio. Previously, she spent 13 years teaching at St. Cecilia Academy and is excited about starting a new venture at Overbrook. Ms. Gillespie enjoys coffee, a Route 44 Coke Zero with regular cherry syrup, and performing in musicals and plays. Her pageant platform is the eradication of plaque, wax build up and annoying static cling.

SEE REGISTRATION LINK AND SCHEDULE BELOW

In addition to Friday sessions, we will have two Saturday morning, two hour sessions scheduled

March 9 and April 6, 10 a.m.-noon

Performance, Saturday April 13

Performance costumes will be included in program fee/see basic attire (below and on registration form) to be purchased by cast members

Register here

BASIC ATTIRE - CAST MEMBERS MUST PURCHASE BY THE END OF FEBRUARY

AND BEGIN WEARING MARCH 1:

GIRLS: Black leggings to the ankle or black jazz pants (yoga pants); black tank or short-sleeve leotard; black ballet shoes/ flats, or black jazz shoes.

BOYS: PLAIN black crew neck or polo t-shirt (short or long sleeve) with black pants and black dress shoes or black tennis shoes with black socks. Shirt would be worn tucked in with a belt.

NOTE TO ALL: Spell’s Dancewear - two options for leotards – Eurotard tank leotard is $15.40 and Bloch (pronounced block) leotard tank style is $19.50. The cap sleeve leotards are about $16 or $17 and $20.50 respectively. They also have leggings and jazz pants, but Target, Walmart or Old Navy might be less expensive.

SCHEDULE

October 26

November 2, 9, 16, 30 (no session 23rd due to Thanksgiving holidays)

December 14 (no session 7th due to OS Basketball Classic)

January 11, 18, 25

February 1, 8, 22 (no session 15th due to winter break)

*March 1, 8, (see below Sat., 9th and no session Fri., 15th due to start of spring break starting the

following Monday) 29, (no session 22nd due to spring break)

*Saturday, March 9, 10 a.m. – noon at OS

*April 5, (see below Sat., 6th) 12

*Saturday, April 6, 10 a.m. – noon at OS

PERFORMANCE: Saturday, April 13 - Cast arrival 1 - 1:30 p.m./TBD

Performance, 2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Reception, 3:45 – 4:15 p.m. gym lobby

Strike set, clean up, etc. 4:15 – 5:15 p.m.

Events

    • FriFeb22 NJHS Mass 8:00 AMOverbook Gym
    • FriFeb22 NJHS Reception 9:00 AM
    • ThuFeb28 Box Tops Due
    • FriMar01 Mass 8:00 AMOverbook Gym
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