Curtain up!

December 19, 2009

THERE’S NOTHING THAT KEEPS IT’S YOUTH, AS FAR AS I KNOW, BUT A TREE AND TRUTH. -Oliver Wendell Holmes

Cara saw this quote on on a tea bag she received during tech yesterday and we all thought it summed up what we are working on.

Tech is going very well. Technical rehearsals are always hard. There is so much to do in such a short amount of time. We have an amazing creative and tech staff that are keeping things running smoothly. The last few days have been start and stop. Building lighting effects, adding more props, and adding costume elements as they are finished. Last night was our final dress rehearsal and things ran very smoothly. We have a small audience in attendance and enjoyed what they saw.This afternoon we will spend time cleaning and fine tuning the show in preparation for tonight first preview!

Today we meet two more amazing cast members. Ashley and Audrey Chu. Sibling talent at it’s best.

NAME: Audrey Chu

AGE: 10

GRADE: 5

ENTER STAGE RIGHT: Audrey has been performing for about three years however singing has been her passion for as long as she can remember.

HAVE YOU PERFORMED IN ANY OTHER SHOWS: “ I have performed in school talent shows and with choir, but this is my first professional show.”

FAVORITE PART OF EVERGREEN SO FAR: “All the scenes are filled with such amazing people and music.”

WHAT DID YOU SING AT YOUR AUDITION: “ I know now and White Christmas.”

FAVORITE SUBJECT IN SCHOOL: “ Math and music.”

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE MUSICAL: “Beauty and the Beast because it showed me that everyone has a warm affectionate side.”

FAVORITE HOBBY: “Singing and spending time with my family.”

WHAT I WANT TO BE WHEN I GET OLDER: “I would like to live every day to the fullest by doing what I love everyday. Singing and performing To express myself and sharing that joy with others.”

NAME: Ashley Chu

AGE: 12

GRADE: 7

ENTER STAGE RIGHT: EVERGREEN will mark Ashley’s stage debut. Even though her answers are short, she makes up for in talent and stage presents.

WHAT DID YOU SING AT YOUR AUDITION: “White Christmas and Papa, can you dance with me.”

FAVORITE PART OF EVERGREEN SO FAR: “Story in the stars.”

FAVORITE STAGE MUSICAL: “ Mamma Mia, wonderful music and lots of colors.”

FAVORITE SUBJECT IN SCHOOL: “None.”

FAVORITE HOBBY: “Reading.”

WHAT I WANT TO BE WHEN I GET OLDER: “Famous Actress.”

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