Category Archives: SPAE 2017

ThurSPAE 22222222!

OH MAN OH MAN OH MAN TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE “THE LIGHTNING THIEF” AND ALL THROUGH THE HOUSE NOT A CREATURE WAS STIRRING, NOT EVEN A- JUST KDDING WE’RE ALL AWAKE!!! THERE’S SO MUCH TO DOOOO!!! Today was a jam-packed … Continue reading

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WedneSPAE2! Blocking, Ron, MORE!

Hey Baybieeeez! It’s crunch-time which means this blog post is going to be short! Today we plowed through as much blocking as we could. As I’ve said before, blocking can be a tiresome and not super fun process, but I … Continue reading

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Tue(2)SPAE: Slinky, Blocking, Fairen!

For 7 years, (with the exception of a few years where it may have fallen on the weekend,) we have been celebrating Fairen’s birthday at SPAE. It’s always one of my favorite SPAE days. Each year some weird thing is … Continue reading

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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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