Saturday, August 1, 2015

Fall classes

Just a Reminder: Fall classes begin August 17. Watch this space or Facebook for the Fall Schedule coming soon.

With classes starting on the 17th, there WILL NOT be private lessons the first week of this month. Please continue to follow the Summer Schedule for orchestra and theatre. DANCE WILL BE ON BREAK UNTIL AUGUST 17.

Thanks so much! We look forward to another fabulous year in the STARS Foundation!

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Rehearsal cancellation

ATTENTION MARY POPPINS CAST!!! Unfortunately, due to unforeseen events, we are going to have to cancel tonight's rehearsal. Please spread this news as quickly as possible so the entire cast knows!

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

STARS Registration and Mary Poppins Info

REMINDER: REGISTRATION ends August 1st. Please remember to send your forms and read over carefully!

This Evening, July 29th at 5:00 p.m. Mary Gray and Andrew Colbert will rehearse Mary Poppins at Rebecca's Home, 6:00 is Chalae Copling and Andrew, 6:30 is John Bailey.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Mary Poppins Cast and Rehearsal Announcements


BERT: Andrew Colbert
JANE BANKS: Bailey Gilkeson
MICHAEL BANKS: Weston Peterson
MARY POPPINS: Chalae Copling
ADMIRAL BOOM: Bill Castleberry
NELEUS: Jefferson Thomas
BIRD WOMAN: Andrea Williams
MRS. CORRY: Lauren Lange

There are 16 more parts to give out during rehearsals. This is just the beginning of our cast to start interacting and seeing how the other characters will fit in vocally as well as with chemistry. Once we have a completed cast we will assign the understudies. We are very excited. Judges were very impressed and one quoted “Wow, I never knew this could be so hard and stressful”. I couldn’t agree more. I think we have had a great start. I have listed the Rehearsal Schedule below:

JULY at The STARS Foundation:
27th Monday 6-8:30 p.m. Everyone
28th Tuesday 7-9:00 p.m. 10 and up
30th Thursday 5-8:00 p.m. Everyone

AUGUST at the STARS Foundation:
3rd Monday 6-9:00 p.m. 10 and up
4th Tuesday 7-9:00 p.m. Everyone
6th Thursday 5-8:00 p.m. 10 and up
8th Saturday 9 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 10 and up
10th Monday 6-9:00 p.m. Act 1
11th Tuesday 7-9:00 p.m. Act 2
13th Thursday 5-8:00 p.m. Act 1
17th Monday 7-9:00 p.m. Act 2
18th Tuesday 7-9:00 p.m. Act 1
20th Thursday 6-9:00 p.m. Act 2

AUGUST at Willow Theater
22nd Saturday 9-11 a.m. Act 1 and 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Act 2
24th Monday 7:30-10:00 p.m. Act 1
25th Tuesday 7:30-10:00 p.m. Act 2
27th Thursday 6-9:00 p.m. Act 1
29th Saturday 9-11:00 a.m. Run through twice
31st Monday 7:30-10:00 p.m. Act 2

SEPTEMBER at Willow Theater
1st Tuesday 7:30-10:00 p.m. Act 1
3rd Thursday 6-9:00 p.m. Act 2

4th Friday! 5 p.m.- Whenever we can get through it twice
7th Monday 7:30 p.m. Run through with Costumes
8th Tuesday 7:30 p.m. Run Through with Costumes
9th Wednesday 7:30 p.m. Run Through with Costumes & Makeup
15th Tuesday 7:30 p.m. Run through with no costumes or makeup

10th Thursday be there at 6 p.m. Ready to go
11th Friday be there at 6 p.m. Ready to go
12th Saturday be there 4 p.m. for Pictures dressed and ready to Go for production at 6 p.m.
17th Thursday be there at 6 p.m. Ready to go
18th Friday be there at 6 p.m. Ready to go
19th Saturday be there at 6 p.m. Ready to go

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Rehearsal tonight (7/21)


Just a reminder... Rehearsal tonight at STARS Foundation from 6:00 to 7:30.

Thursday callback information

Call backs are again at 5:30 Thursday evening at STARS, it will be a closed audition. All students will be with judges without an audience.

Here is a more detailed outline of the parts needed, it will be A Cappella with note cues. Look Forward to Seeing you.

Bert, Mary Poppins, Michael, Jane - Acting: 18- middle of 20  Jolly Holiday:  just to measure 52 and 69-70 with All of ChimChimCheree


Van Hussler  (German) - 42-43 “Precision and Order” measures 102-118

Mary, Michael, and Jane - 63-64 to #12 song     Learn “Perfect Nanny”


Corry (Caribbean) 51-53 - “Supercalifragilistic…….” measures 52-68

Miss Andrews 74-75 “Brimstone and treacle” Part 1  All

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Mary Poppins callbacks and first rehearsal

Congratulations on a wonderful cast, we are sooo excited. Our judges are really excited and enjoyed everyone and their talents.

We will have call backs Saturday, July 25 at 10:00 at the STARS Building for the following students:

Chalae Copling    
Brante Copling    
Zane Copling
Bailey Gilkeson    
Weston Peterson    
Andrew Cobert    
Johnny Lange    
Mary Gray        
Lauren Lange
Ila White      
John Bailey

Please contact Mrs. Peterson at 254-3168 for further instructions on what we need you to do for this final audition. Once this is complete we will reveal everyone’s parts. If your name does not appear in this list, do not think that you did not do well, EVERYONE will be a specific main character in addition to being in the ensembles. We have already decided most of the cast and need these students to help us make a final decision.

ALL CAST MEMBERS need to report  Monday evening at 6:00 PM (July 20) at STARS for our first ensemble rehearsal. Prepare yourself for “
Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” .