Monthly Archives: July 2017

MonSPAE Week 2-COMBAT!

WOAH WOAH WOAH!   Today we had a first-time SPAE workshop that BLEW.MY.MIND. Ian Bigelow joined us to teach Stage Combat. He worked with campers and counselors in two groups for an hour and a half each. They learned a … Continue reading

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Frisbee (FriSPAE) Week 1: Sarah Grasso, Blocking, Compliment Project, Contradance!

Another welcomed autocorrect. After a restful weekend I’m feeling anxious to dive back into our great work tomorrow! We have so much to do on this 22-Scene 37-cast member production. In our first week we learned each other’s names, the … Continue reading

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ThurSPAE Week 1: Blocking, Designing, Building, Painting, Magic.

Today was our first day without a workshop which meant we really needed to dive into blocking. Blocking can be a tedious and even boring process, especially when we’ve got huge groups onstage. However our campers were rockstars throughout the … Continue reading

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WedneSPAE Week 1! We hear the story with Voices…

Wednesday is always a high-emotion day. In sticking with SPAE tradition we read the cast list before morning snack. Our campers were incredibly gracefully in receiving their parts, and when we returned from snack and read through the script in … Continue reading

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TueSPAE Week 1! Dance, Sets, Song Writing, Instrument-Playing, AUDITIONS!

Holy Cow. This was perhaps the busiest Tuesday in SPAE history. Today we had 4 different workshops led by incredible rockstars. In the morning Fairen (our very own Counselor) led a set design workshop and campers have begun to build … Continue reading

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MonSPAE (Moonscape) Week 1!!!

I had to leave that “MonSPAE” autocorrect for your enjoyment. We’re off and running! We had a wonderful first day of SPAE! One of the most important parts of the first day of SPAE is laying down what our group … Continue reading

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SPAE 2017 Counselor Orientation!

Yes yes yes! We’ve begun!!! Today 8 Counselors, 2 Assistant Directors, and 3 Directors came together to GET PUMPED! We set up our space, played games, made up games, talked about how to build a community for the best year … Continue reading

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