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 BELO

Performance, Saturday April 13

Performance costumes will be included in program fee. Please 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.

REMANINING SCHEDULE & PERFORMANCE

These last three Friday sessions will meet until 4:40 p.m.

Friday, March 29 dismissal - 4:40 p.m.

Friday, April 5 dismissal - 4:40 p.m. *(see below Sat., 6th)

*Saturday, April 6, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at OS (some students will leave at noon due to a band concert)

Friday, April 12 dismissal - 4:40 p.m.

ARRIVAL/PERFORMANCE DAY: Saturday, April 13 - Cast arrival 10:00 a.m. Cast members please bring a sack lunch and a drink

Performance, 2:30 p.m. – to approximately 3:45 p.m.

Strike set immediately after performance (approximately one hour)

Events

    • ThuApr25 Good News! Book Fair
    • ThuApr25 Musical and Ice Cream Social 6:00 PM

      ExtendedCARE until 5:30 p.m.

    • FriApr26 Box Tops Due
    • FriApr26 Good News! Book Fair
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