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JUNIOR ARTS SUMMER WORKSHOP 2014

Lexington County Arts Association announces Cast List for Little Red Riding Hood and the (not so) Big Bad Wolf, the Jr. Arts Summer Workshop Show.

Hello cast of Little Red Riding Hood and the (Not So) Big Bad Wolf! I was very impressed with all of you yesterday and can't wait to work with you! I am very excited about all the talent and we are going to have a blast! I worked into the wee hours of the morning, and really tried to accommodate everyone's special requests. There were a couple that I just couldn't get to work out. It was tough, but I got at least 95% of it to work.  Please don't ask me to change anything at this point, but if specific problems come up, I am sure we can work it out. CAST A will be coming tomorrow from 6:00-7:30, CAST B tomorrow from 7:30-9:00. C comes Wednesday at 6:00-7:30 and D comes Wednesday from 7:30-9:00. See you then! - Ms. Debra





The Summer Workshop is full. Please contact the director at leopardcub61@yahoo.com to be placed on the waiting list. Fall classes now enrolling on the Classes page.



Information about the Summer Workshop

The first day of the workshop is June 22. The kids should arrive as listed below. Plan to arrive about 15 minutes early. Bring the completed Audition Form and Junior Arts Contract with you that day. If you cannot be there on the 22nd, please let the director know in advance. Once they have auditioned, they will be assigned to a cast and will get a rehearsal schedule. Children should dress comfortably in closed toe shoes. (No flip flops!) They do not need to prepare anything.

There is no food allowed in the theatre, but kids should bring a bottle of water. We don't have a water fountain.

Fees: Total cost for the workshop is $210. Full payment is due no later than June 22. Payment may be made on-line by clicking the "Classes" tab on our website. Select either the "Balance due on summer workshop" if you owe $185, or "Summer Workshop Deposit" if you owe $25. If you do not know your balance, please contact the director.

June 22 Schedule:

2:00-3:30 if last names begin with A-F
4:00-5:30 if last names begin with G-N
6:00-7:30 if last names begin with O-Z
Director is Debra Leopard. She can be reached by email at leopardcub61@yahoo.com

Please complete the Audition Form and Junior Arts Contract and bring with you to the first rehearsal




Fairytale Land has been turned upside down!!

Summer 2014 will be the seventh year of our very successful and popular Junior Arts Summer Workshop, and this year's workshop promises to be super fun! The play will be an original story written by Debra E. Leopard called Little Red Riding Hood and the (not so) Big Bad Wolf. This full-length play was produced several years ago during the summer workshop and has been embellished with new characters and much more comedy. The tale takes place in Fairytale Land, run by Mother Goose, who is in dire need of a vacation! While she is gone, the trouble-making Brownies cause total chaos in the land, and everything gets mixed up. Many familiar characters, and some brand new ones, including a brunette Goldilocks, a Used Car Salesman Big Bad Wolf, Rapper Three Bears, Grumpy Cinderella, a Wicked Witch turned cheerleader, Cowardly Lion turned Boxer, Firefighting Scarecrow... and so on. Lots of great roles for both boys and girls! Participants in the workshop will audition and are guaranteed a speaking role. Students learn about theatre by participating in a real community theatre play from start to finish. Students will learn about many aspects of theatre including acting techniques, character development, taking direction, and basic theatre terminology. They will be directed by a professional with over 37 years of experience in a quality production. This is the perfect opportunity for young actors of all skill levels to again valuable stage experience!

Tuition is $185 plus a non-refundable deposit of $25.
Also included are a pizza party and a show t-shirt!
Enrollment is limited so don't delay!

SCHEDULE: Workshop rehearsals are held on Sunday afternoons in the 2:00-6:00 time frame or Saturday mornings in the 10:00-12:00 time frame and on Tuesday and Thursday evenings or Monday and Wednesday evenings in the 6:00-9:00 time frame. Actors will be given an exact rehearsal schedule after they are assigned to a cast. (A, B or C) This will be determined after the first meeting which is "auditions." Each cast will have three performances. Performance dates: July 29-August 3. Workshop begins June 22. (Skipping July 4). Allowance is made for family vacations during the workshop as long as actors are present for the week of the production.

Questions? Contact our Education Director, Debra Leopard.