Expanded Cast Version by Classics On Stage!
Saturdays, 1 pm – 4 pm
Jan. – June 2021
All students must register to participate. However, everyone who is registered will have a part. Auditions: Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021. Those who are registered will be contacted about using the parent portal to register for an audition slot. Ages 6+
Saturday Class Meeting Dates:
Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30, Feb 6, 20, 27, March 6, 13, April 10, 17, 24, May 1, 8, 22, 26, June 2, 3, 5, 6
ALL classes are held from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm EXCEPT as follows:
- Saturday, May 1 (1 pm – 6 pm)
- Saturday, May 8 (1 pm – 6 pm)
- Saturday, May 22 (9 am – 12 pm)
- Wednesday, May 26 (5 pm – 9 pm)
- Wednesday, June 2, (5 pm – 9 pm)
- Thursday, June 3 (5 pm – 9 pm)
Performances: June 5 @ 2 pm & 7 pm; June 6 @ 2 pm
Note: All rehearsals are important. Students/Parents will be asked to provide a conflict list at auditions. If students are excused, they are expected to learn any material they missed. Since this class moves quickly, all students are expected to memorize songs, lines, choreography and blocking by the due dates set by the Directors. The mandatory dress rehearsals are May 1, 8, 22, 26, June 2, 3.
- A Performance Fee of will be assessed at registration. This fee includes a performance t-shirt, DVD, 2 tickets and costume cleaning/rental fees. Siblings fee is reduced and does not include a DVD.
- Monthly tuition payments will be processed on the first of the month December, 2020 – May, 2021. Please refer to the policies for additional information about tuition policies.
Make Up Classes:
There are no make up classes for this class
No Class Dates:
Feb. 13 (Matilda Performance), March 20 (Clue Performance), March 27 & April 3 (Spring Break), May 15 (Mary Poppins Performance), May 29 (Memorial Day Weekend)
Cast party TBD
PINOCCHIO – Gepetto’s wonderful wooden puppet. Once Pinocchio is brought to life, he finds it difficult to learn how to be a good son. As the play progresses, however, he becomes less puppet-like, and turns into a real boy.
GEPPETTO – a kindly by lonely old woodcarver, who wants to create the most wonderful puppet in the world.
MASTER CHERRY – Geppetto’s practical carpenter friend.
BLUE FAIRY – “The Godmother of all little puppets.” She is beautiful, gracious and kind.
HARLEQUIN & COLUMBINE – the two wooden puppets Pinocchio meets during his adventures.
FIRE EATER – the showman who threatens to destroy Pinocchio, but give him gold instead.
THE FOX, SANDOR S. SWINDLE – a glib, though rather unsuccessful, crook.
THE CAT, SYDNEY – the Fox’s devoted, though not very intelligent, sidekick
CANDLEWICK – a bad boy
BARKER AT THE PUPPET SHOW – a greedy and stupid man
COACHMAN – the lying hypocrite who lures boys and girls off to The Land of Dingalings.
THE TALKING CRICKET – Pinocchio’s loyal friend
GEPETTO’s NEIHBORS and FELLOW TRADESPEOPE:
ANGELINA – The Bookseller
BERNARDO – The Baker
SERAFINA – the Flower Seller
GIOVANNI – The Candlemaker
PORTIA – The pizza maker
VITTORE – A Tailor and Used Clothing Dealer
LUIGI and LORENZO – Two young sailors temporarily ashore who work part time as roustabouts (stagehands) for the puppet theatre, and then later for the Coachman
OTHER PUPPETS: Peitra and Piatro; Romano and Julietta; Pantalone and Mirandolina
CHILDREN OF THE TOWN: Gina, Sofia, Francesca, Guido, Mario, Santino
All students must be registered to participate.
Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021 (Time TBD) or by appointment
Note: As we get closer, we will provide a link to register for an audition time slot.
Those who are registered will be provided (via e-mail) an audition form to bring to the audition. Please bring the audition form and a small photo (school photos and/or home snapshots are fine).
Students ages 6-10:
Either present a one minute monologue OR tell us a one minute story
One minute monologue
After all students have finished their monologues, students will be asked to perform improvisational type activities and possibly perform cold reads of the script.