Wednesday, October 26, 2011

It's A Wonderful Life Auditions

Merry Christmas!

Don't forget to come out and audition for It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play.

Auditions:

Date & Time:  Thursday, Oct 27, 2011 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Location:         Old Jr. High (311 N A Street)

Performance Dates*:

Friday, December 9, 2011 7 pm
Saturday, December 10, 2011 7 pm
Sunday, December 11, 2011 2 pm

*subject to change



Sunday, October 23, 2011

Bravo! To the cast & crew of Willy Wonka. You were awesome!

Thank you all for your hard work, you made this one of the best shows ever.

Until next time, Think positive!

Bob & Michelle 

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Oompa Dance

Here is a short video of the Oompa Loompa dance. Please practice and memorize your lyrics! ; )

video

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Dear Wonka Cast & Crew,

The show is moving along well. Everyone is working very hard, keep up the good work! ; )

Don't forget to study your lines and lyrics. 
We will be off book September 8th. = D

Next week there will be no rehearsal on Monday night--it's Labor Day! We will have full cast rehearsal on Tuesday night (no squirrels/bugs) and Thursday full cast WITH squirrels/bugs. 

Here's the costume sheet for Oompa Loompas/Candy Kids/Squirrels/Butterflies & Bees.
Please let us know if you have any questions.

Parents of Oompas/Candy Kids/Squirrels/Bugs:
The following are items we will provide and things you will need to provide for your child. We have tried to keep costs minimal, but if is prohibitive, please let us know and we will work something out. Oompa outfits will cost around $15 each to purchase/make. We will order Oompa socks and hats as soon as we have everyone's $. We can't buy material for the Oompa pants until we have those items to match colors. WE NEED PARENTS TO HELP BACKSTAGE DURING REHEARSALS! There is a sign- up sheet in the auditorium. Thanks for all you do!
CANDY KIDS:
Bright LONG-SLEEVED solid colored shirt Jeans (black or blue) or matching leggings for girls Shoes that child can dance in (they will need white tennis shoes for Oompas, those would work fine)
OOMPA LOOMPAS
Brown tie-beanie hat (we will order) Brown/yellow striped socks (we will order) Brown turtleneck (you will provide; we will tell you where to purchase once we get socks and hats in) Brown/yellow jester pants (we will make--NEED MORE COSTUME VOLUNTEERS!) Yellow pom-pons for shoes and hat (we will pick up) Solid white tennis shoes (preferably that tie, we will attach pom-pons)
SQUIRRELS
Brown sweats (we will let you know where to purchase--let us know if you see any) OR White sweats which we will dye brown black tennis shoes or dance slippers Headbands with ears (we will make)
Tails (we will make)
BUTTERFLIES
Long-sleeved pink leotard Long-sleeved pink tights Purple Butterfly Wings (we have) Antennae headband (we will make) Pink or black ballet slippers
BEES
Yellow tee-shirts or turtlenecks (we will tell you where to purchase) Black tights Black shorts Antennae headband (we will make)
Black shoes

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Willy Wonka Rehearsal Schedule

Willy Wonka Cast & Crew,

You can download the updated rehearsal schedule here.

Please note times and dates are subject to change (with as much notice as possible)

Thank you all for your hard work!

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Willy Wonka Rehearsal Schedule

Willy Wonka Rehearsal Schedule

Week of July 18 - 22
Thursday, July 21 - Full Cast read-through and music

Week of July 25 - 29
Monday, July 25 - Full Cast music rehearsal
Tuesday, July 26 - Gloops, Cooks & Katie the reporter (blocking)
Thursday, July 28 - ALL Oompas! (blocking & music)

Make sure you bring a water bottle and a pencil.

See you there!

Theater Workshop POSTPONED

In The Spotlight Theater Workshop (July 22 & July 23) is postponed due to family medical circumstances.

Thank you all for your interest in the workshop. We will be rescheduling for later this fall.

We'll keep you posted on the new dates.

Monday, July 18, 2011

CTW Theater Workshop

It's here, CTW's first theater workshop: In The Spotlight
Here's the schedule for both days. Download application here.


Friday, July 22, 2011

10am - Noon

AM: Storytime Theater (grades K-3)             
(students will need to be picked up at noon)
AM: Wonka Work Time (grades 4-12)             
(applied theater)                     
LUNCH (bring your own sack lunch) We will provide drinks.

1pm - 3pm

PM: Center Stage (grades 4-12)                    
(acting basics)                         
PM: Off The Book (grades 4-12)                    
(improvisational acting) 


Saturday, July 23, 2011

10am - Noon

AM: In The Wings (grades 4-12)                    
(stage craft, lights & sound)
LUNCH (bring your own sack lunch) We will provide drinks.

1pm - 3pm

PM: Make-up, Mime Time (grades 4-12)         
(stage make-up)

Please contact us at childrenstheaterwellington@yahoo.com if you have any questions.





See you there!
CTW Staff


Saturday, July 16, 2011

Willy Wonka Cast List!

Great job everyone! We are so proud of you all. See you Monday at 6:30pm for the read through. Bring a pencil. Also, just a quick reminder about the PARENTS' MEETING Tuesday night at 6:30pm.


WILLY WONKA CAST LIST
WILLY WONKA--Bob Brown
CANDY MAN--Patterson Gayden
CHARLIE BUCKET--Julian Cornejo
MRS. BUCKET--Lydia Brown
MR. BUCKET--Jubal Brown
GRANDPA JOE--James Shawn
GRANDMA JOSEPHINA--Dixie Pennington
GRANDPA GEORGE--Matthew Shelley
GRANDMA GEORGINA--Diane Reitz
AUGUSTUS GLOOP--Quentin Newlin
MRS. GLOOP--Michelle Brown
VIOLET BEAUREGARDE--Hannah Shelley
MRS. BEAUREGARDE--Lisa Vargas
MIKE TEAVEE--Ty Wilson
MS. TEAVEE--Alexa Page
VERUCA SALT--Bethany Reitz
MR. SALT--Mike Evans
KATIE COURIER (Reporter)/CHORUS--Alexx Parsons
DUDLEY DEADLINE (Reporter)/CHOCO-VISION OOMPA LOOMPA--Clayton Reitz
SALLY FORTH (Reporter)/OOMPA LOOMPA--Bekah Razey
NEWLIN FLASH (Reporter)/CHOCO-VISION OOMPA LOOMPA--Wade Jones
JEAN WILDER (Reporter)/CHORUS--Devin Martens
JAMES/OOMPA LOOMPA--Quinn McCue
SCOTTY/OOMPA LOOMPA--Isaac Hilt
MATILDA/OOMPA LOOMPA--BayLee Pacchelli
SUSIE/OOMPA LOOMPA--Brenna Brown
TABITHA/OOMPA LOOMPA--Megan Wylie
LILLY/OOMPA LOOMPA--KayCee Pennington
COOK 1/OOMPA LOOMPA/CANDY KID--T.J. Ackerson
COOK 2/OOMPA LOOMPA/CANDY KID--Kyle Parsons
COOK 3/OOMPA LOOMPA/CANDY KID--Micah Brown
COOK 4/OOMPA LOOMPA/CANDY KID--Woody Horn
CANDY KIDS/OOMPA-LOOMPAS--Jordyn Young, Draecon Lee, Javan Brown, Joel Brown, Keke Dulin, Isaiah Gayden, Sarah Antoine, Morgan Lyles
SQUIRRELS/CANDY GARDEN BUTTERFLIES AND BEES--Summer Shawn, Millie Evans, Kaydence Gayden, Maddox Wylie

Saturday, July 9, 2011

First Place!

Children's Theater of Wellington won first place in the group category at the Wheat Festival parade on Friday night. 

Thank you to all who came out in the heat and dressed up for the event. You all looked awesome!



Friday, July 1, 2011

Willy Wonka Auditions Round 2!


That's right, if you missed the last set of auditions don't worry there's plenty of time.

We are looking for cast members from ages 5 to adult.
There are lots of great parts for adults in this musical, so spread the word!

Willy Wonka auditions round 2
Sunday, July 10, 2011 2:30-4:30pm
Monday, July 11, 2011 6:30-8:30pm
Tuesday, July 12, 2011 6:30-8:30pm

Call Backs
Thursday, July 14, 2011 6:30-8:30pm

*All auditions will be held at the Old Junior High 311 N. A Street, Wellington KS

Take a look! 
You can download auditions forms, audition music, lyrics and script excerpts at the links below.

Get audition forms here
Get audition music here
Get audition script excerpts here

If you have any questions leave a comment and we will try to answer as soon as possible.

See you all there!

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Willy Wonka Auditions



Time to enter the wonderful world of Wonka! 

Audition Dates & Times*
Monday, June 27, 2011 6:30-8:30pm
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 6:30-8:30pm

Sunday, July 10, 2011 2:30-4:30pm
Monday, July 11, 2011 6:30-8:30pm
Tuesday, July 12, 2011 6:30-8:30pm

Call Backs
Thursday, July 14, 2011 6:30-8:30pm

*All auditions will be held at the Old Junior High 311 N. A Street, Wellington KS

Get audition forms here
Get audition music here
Get audition script excerpts here

See you all there!



Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Willy Wonka Auditions!

Mark your calendars for Willy Wonka the musical!

The performance dates will be:

Friday, October 21, 2011     7pm
Saturday, October 22, 2011 7pm
Sunday, October 23, 2011   2pm



Audition Dates & Times*
Monday, June 27, 2011 6:30-8:30pm
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 6:30-8:30pm

Sunday, July 10, 2011 2:30-4:30pm
Monday, July 11, 2011 6:30-8:30pm
Tuesday, July 12, 2011 6:30-8:30pm

Call Backs
Thursday, July 14, 2011 6:30-8:30pm


*All auditions will be held at the Old Junior High 311 N. A Street, Wellington KS

Get audition forms here

Get audition music here
Get audition script excerpts here

More details to come! See you there!


Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Summer Drama Camp!




CTW peeps! 
Southwestern College is having some fun summer camps for students K-12. Check out this website for dates (May 23-June 5) Three different camps performing SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK! We might vanpool over there if we have enough interest. It's only $20 a student!


www.sckans.edu
RegistrationFor Story and Music Theatre Camps, if participants and their parents accept the invitation, involvement in these camps automatically makes participants members of the cast of SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK LIVE TOO! Production dates are June 24-26.
 

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Bravo! Bravo!

What a great weekend for Children's Theater of Wellington! 

Thank you for making Remote Control such a success. You were all SO AWESOME! All your hard work really paid off.

Hats off to all the parents and volunteers who helped in so many ways, we couldn't have done it without you! : )

Stay tuned for our next project...





Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Rehearsal Times!














Cast and Crew,

Don't for get rehearsal times have changed.

Thursday March 24th - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Friday March 25th - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Saturday March 26th - 10:00am to 11:30am

Monday March 28th - 7:30pm to 8:30pm - Costumes
Tuesday March 29th - 6:00pm to 8:00pm -Costumes
Thursday March 31st - 6:00pm to 8:00pm -Makeup/Costumes

Thanks everyone for all your hard work!

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

YEAH!

Thanks everyone! We had a great rehearsal tonight! I can tell you all have been working REALLY hard. ; )

This is going to be a GREAT show!

A couple things to remember:

- Scripts, Scripts, Scripts! You will be making notes in them
- Pencils, Pencils, Pencils! To use to write notes and blocking.
- Please, Please, Please! Contact us if you will be gone. It helps us make the most of everyone's rehearsal time.

You are all doing such a great job. See you Thursday!

Enjoy the sunshine this week! : D
~Michelle

p.s. Children's Theater of Wellington is now on Twitter!

Friday, February 11, 2011

UPCOMING REHEARSALS

MONDAY, Feb. 14th: Ninja Toads, Cooking with the Stars, Commercial (Jack and Grace), Gross Out Game Show


TUESDAY, Feb. 15th: FULL CAST

THURSDAY, Feb. 17th: FULL CAST

PRACTICE YOUR TONGUE TWISTERS!!!!


DON'T FORGET TO VISIT MICHELLE'S BLOG! http://www.mlbrownwrites.blogspot.com (be sure to enter the contest!)

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

REHEARSAL @ 6 Thursday, February 10th

Did somebody say "pizza?" Let us know if you must miss. (You will be forced to eat Yak Gak, but whatever.) We'll be working on characterizations and Theater 101. What, you ask, is Theater 101? Show up and find out!

Eat your bananas!

Michelle

Saturday, February 5, 2011

Friday, February 4, 2011

Don't Forget

Hey everybody!

If you didn't make it last night to audition. You still have two more chances!

Tonight (Friday) 6:30 - 7:30 pm and Saturday 10:00 - 11:00 am.

See you then!

Thursday, February 3, 2011

News Flash!


Hello,

The tentative performance dates for Remote Control are April 1-3 (Friday & Saturday 7pm & Sunday 2pm)

Also, rehearsals are scheduled for Monday, Tuesday & Thursday nights from 6:30 -7:30 pm

Stay tuned for more details about dates and times!

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Audition Time!

Hello Everyone!
  
Auditions for Remote Control will be held this week!  

Dates and times: 
Thursday, 2/3/11, & Friday, 2/4/11 from 6:30-7:30pm
Saturday, 2/5/11, from 10:00-11:00am. 

The auditions will be held at the old junior high school, 311 N A Street in Wellington. Please pass the word!

If you have any questions, please email us at childrenstheaterwellington@yahoo.com or call Lisa at (620) 968-7765.

We look forward to seeing you there!