Tag Archives: Summer Performing Arts Explorations

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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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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ThurSPAE2: Stumble and Run Through!

Holy cow. We made it through! We didn’t finish until 3:05… but we made it through! I don’t have many photos to share with you today because the directors were fully employed for every moment of the whole day. You’ll … Continue reading

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WedneSPAE 2: Stumbling Through…

Oh man. Today! This morning we finished blocking (which we totally forgot to have an enormous cheer/dance party for…) and this afternoon we began our “Stumble Through.” This means we begin at Scene 1 and work our way through the … Continue reading

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TueSPAE2: Race Against The Clock

We are pushing hard at SPAE. What we ask of these youngn’s is not so reasonable…and every year they never cease to amaze us. Once again, we will push hard, and I know they will rise to the occasion. We’re … Continue reading

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LEARN YOUR SONGS!

Links to songs-Most of them stay fairly true to the original, but if you follow your scripts you’ll notice differences. Singing along with these recordings will be SO helpful because then you’ll get a sense of what the band will … Continue reading

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MonSPAE2: The Gang’s All Here

We’re back at it! Today we welcome Nic Tolbert and Tino Benson back to the SPAE community-they’ll be mostly working in the shop during the rest of our time together. Tino spent the day sculpting the CROCODILE and Nic continued … Continue reading

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