End of Semester Schedule – Fall 2018

It’s the end of the term in the Walden Theatre Conservatory. Here’s the information you need:

 

Imagination

  • Monday Imagination Play – December 10 – Students arrive at 4:30, sharing will be at 5:00 in the 2nd floor Alt Space. This sharing is free to attend.
  • Monday Imagination Storycraft – December 10 – Students arrive 4-4:15 wearing base costume. Box office opens at 5:00, sharing begins at 5:30 in the theatre. This sharing is ticketed (see instructors for info).
  • Saturday Imagination Play – December 8 – Students arrive at 9:30, sharing will be at 10:30 in the 2nd floor Alt Space. This sharing is free to attend.
  • Saturday Imagination Storycraft – December 8 – Students arrive 4-4:15 wearing base costume. Box office opens at 5:00, sharing begins at 5:30 in the theatre. This sharing is ticketed (see instructors for info).

Improv

  • Friday Improv – Showcase on December 7 at 5:30 @ Americana World Community Center. This is the final meeting of the term. Students should arrive at the normal time, and family and friends are encouraged to join for the showcase.
  • Saturday Improv -Showcase on December 8 at 10:00 in the theatre at CTC. Students should arrive at 9:45. This is the final meeting of the term. It’s a tradition that families bring a treat or snack to share, and CTC will provide OJ, milk, and coffee!
  • Monday Improv -Showcase on December 8 at 11:30 in the theatre at CTC. Students should arrive at 11:00. This is the final meeting of the term. It’s a tradition that families bring a treat or snack to share, and CTC will provide OJ, milk, and coffee!

Studio

We are splitting into two separate casts for our showcase performances.  We have also decided to perform our plays twice on the showcase dates so that we can accommodate all of the friends and family that will want to attend. 

A Note on Costuming: All students should come to tech and performance wearing neutral, logo-free clothing and be able to move comfortably.  No heels, shorts or short skirts please!

Below are the complete schedules for each cast:

Cast A (Keith/Jen)

  • December 5, 4:00-8:30 – Mandatory tech rehearsal in the theatre. Please send your child with a bagged meal and having had a snack before.
  • December 7, 4:30-6:30 – Rehearsal during normal time in classroom.
  • December 12 – Showcase day – Cast arrives at 4:00, performances at 5:00 and 7:30. There will be a short dinner break between shows.  Please send your child with a bagged meal and having had a snack before.
  • December 14, 4:30-6:30 – Class during normal time.

Cast B (Paula/Tish)

  • December 5, 4:30-6:30 – Rehearsal during normal time in classroom.
  • December 7 from 4-8:30 – Mandatory tech rehearsal in the theatre. Please send your child with a bagged meal and having had a snack before.
  • December 12, 4:30-6:30 – Rehearsal during normal time in classroom.
  • December 14 – Showcase day – Cast arrives at 4:00, performances at 5:00 and 7:30. There will be a short dinner break between shows.  Please send your child with a bagged meal and having had a snack before.

Apprentice

Apprentice tech rehearsal and showcase info is below. The cast is divided into two groups, with each group performing one showcase and having one mandatory tech rehearsal.Please note that the tech days and the performance days are on Tuesdays/Thursdays. Apprentice students are not permitted to leave the building, so please plan to send food with your kids for the performances. During technical rehearsal week, students will be called Tuesday Dec 4-Friday Dec 7 from 4:30-6:30. They are required to be here for class days and their specific tech day. Attendance from now until the end of the semester is very important!
Students are not required to be here on the day that they don’t perform, but they’re encouraged to come and support the other actors.
Tuesday Group:
  • December 4-7, 4:30-6:30 – Rehearsals. Tech rehearsal in the theatre on December 4.
  • December 11 – Showcase day – 4:00-6:00 tech rehearsal with showcase starting at 7:00.

Thursday Group:

  • December 4-7, 4:30-6:30 -Rehearsals. Tech rehearsal in the theatre on December 6.
  • December 13 – Showcase day – 4:00-6:00 tech rehearsal with showcase starting at 7:00.

 

Student Assessments and Final Classes

Playwriting – December 10 is the final class meeting

Master Skills – December 15 is the final class meeting

Tues/Thur Classes – November 27 is final class. Student assessment appointments are Nov. 29 & Dec. 4.

Students attending advanced and intermediate classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays are required to attend a post-semester assessment meeting. Students may sign up for a five minute assessment slot on the call board in the kitchen.

Assessment meetings are an opportunity for staff and students to share their thoughts on student progress and appropriate class placement. If students choose not to attend an assessment meeting, they will not be eligible to adjust class placement the following semester. If you are unable to attend on the 29th or the 4th, please contact Charlie Sexton to schedule a make-up assessment meeting before the end of the year.