Moana Jr. Day 6!

ADVANCED MUSICAL THEATRE CAST- 7/19/2021

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Hi Moana Jr. campers and families,


We missed the campers over the weekend, and had a great start off to Week 2!


The campers started by learning the staging and vocals to bows, and then worked on fixing any spots they struggled with or had questions on.


After lunch, they ran the entire show, start to finish, and then sat down to receive notes from their directing teams. To finish the day, and to take a break from all their hard work, the campers played theatre games before they went out for pick up.


Our Day 6 recap video will be released later today on RRPA social media, so be sure to check it out!


We can't wait to keep working on this show through the end of this week, it's looking great already!


Camp Dates and Times:


Monday, July 19th - Friday, July 23rd from 9 am - 4 pm


PERFORMANCE: Sunday, July 25th at 3 pm

TOMORROW IS MIS-MATCH DAY! Wear your wacky patterns and outfits that don't coordinate!

COSTUMES

Campers need to wear their newly tie dyed Moana Jr. shirts, black pants, preferably something they can comfortably move in, and jazz shoes for the performance. Please make sure they have all this ready for performances so our cast looks unified.

OFF BOOK DATE

Please make sure campers continue to work on their vocals, lines, and dances at home. Students need to be off-book this entire week so they can get performance ready.

Reminders

1. PICKUP TIME - Pickup starts promptly at 3:45. We ask that parents arrive as close to that time as possible so students aren't left to sit with our staff past camp's close


2. DROP OFF - When dropping off your students for the day, please pull all the way up. We ask that you don't park and get out of your cars to bring your students in the building, or allow your student to walk across the parking lot to arrive every day. It can be a safety issue and we don't have staff designated to watch traffic and crossing lanes for students.


3. JAZZ SHOES - If students don't already have their jazz shoes, they need to have them at the very latest by the start of camp this coming Monday. Please order them if you haven't yet!


4. KNEE PADS - Campers in the Ocean ensemble have multiple moments during the show in which they have to spend extended periods on their knees. If they would like, they are welcome to bring in knee pads for rehearsals for a little more comfort.


5. DRESS CODE - Please keep in mind the dress code when getting ready for camp each day. We want the campers to be comfortable, but not in any clothing that they may need to continually adjust as it can distract/limit them and their movement.


6. PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE!!!!!!

Practicing

Please encourage your campers to practice! They learn a lot here and in order for them to be ready for their performance, we ask they use the videos below to review all they've been taught.

Jazz Shoes

JAZZ SHOES

Please make sure that your child has Jazz Shoes ready to go! While we will be providing a costume for every student, we do not provide shoes. Please visit Amazon and type in "JAZZ SHOE." They can be either tan or black. HERE IS A LINK TO SOME JAZZ SHOES ONLINE

How to prepare for Camp!

Below is a list of items that we are requesting for of camp.


  1. Your Clear Bin with the following supplies below
  2. A Reusable Water Bottle that is unique and clearly marked with your child's name.
  3. Movement Clothes! You will be dancing a lot throughout the day.
  4. Jazz Shoes or Tennis Shoes for movement.
  5. A packed lunch that will not go bad (with appropriate silverware). There will be no microwaves this year as this is a high-touch surface.
  6. A Mask
  7. Sun Screen - in the event we can spend time outdoors.
  8. A Hat/Sunglasses - in the event we can spend time outdoors.

Director of Health and Safety - Medication

If your child requires medication throughout the day or may need medication in the event of an emergency, please contact our Director of Health and Safety, Ms. Katie Rivers.


healthandsafety@rockridgeperformingarts.org


She will be available throughout camp to help with all of your child's physical and emotional needs.

Pick-Up and Drop Off - NEW PROCEDURES

DROP OFF: 8:45 - 9:15 - Drop off will occur in front of the Main Lobby. This is different than past years. Please wait for staff to greet you out front before dropping off your child.


PICK-UP: 3:45 - 4:15 - Pick Up will occur in front of the Main Lobby. Students will be individually released to the cars to prevent students from crossing in front of traffic.

Early Pick-up/Late Drop-Off

If you need to drop off late or pick up early, please email the assistant education director Farley McDaniel at farley.mcdaniel@rockridgeperformingarts.org.


Please do not call us; email is the MOST effective way to get in touch with us.

How do I purchase tickets?

You will be receiving an email from our Assistant Education Director, Ian Underhill. This email will have a ticket code valued at $24 (two tickets at $12). You may use this code to purchase tickets or offset the cost of tickets for the performances.


Additionally, instructions on how to purchase will be in this email.


Tickets will go on sale to you on Monday, July 12th, and to the public on July 13th.


If you have questions about purchasing tickets or accessing your ticket codes, please email Ian Underhill at ian.underhill@rockridgeperformingarts.org.


We will allow up to 600 audience members per performance so that tickets will be open to the general public, and there will be no limit on how many tickets you can purchase.

COMMUNICATION PAGE

Our Communication page is an awesome resource for you! Not only will it inform you about who to direct your questions to over the next two weeks, but it will also help you track all of the information. Each day of camp, we will be sending you an email and placing it on the communication page. Check it out here!

Email Communication Always Preferred

Mr. CJ is in Mississippi in a residency for theatre education the first week of camp. As a result, email is ALWAYS the preferred method of communication. He will be able to forward your emails quickly to the appropriate staff members.

WHAT TO BRING

Clear Bins



CLEAR BINS

We request that all students bring their materials in a clear bin. No book bags. This allows us to help students quickly and efficiently find materials. Additionally, the clear bin is a great way for students to store things in a tidy way. Would you please not bring book bags to the program? We strongly recommend a large enough bin to fit a folder, a lunch box, shoes, make-up, and misc. Items.


Here is the Link we are recommending from Amazon.

LUNCHES

Please be sure to pack lunches. Microwaves will not be available. Lunches will be served between 12 and 1. If a student forgets to bring a lunch, please bring it to the school and leave it with the Director of Health and Safety, Ms. Katie Rivers.


Please steer clear of anything with nuts, as we have a few students with severe nut allergies.

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