Have you ever wondered how a show goes from an idea, in someone's head, to the stage? The process can take a long time. Planning, writing, and choreographing "Once Upon a Christmas in Olelucia" began in 2011! Songs were chosen, choreographies learned, roles assigned, lines memorized. Then the show is blocked! At today's rehearsal, our dancers and actors finished blocking Act One....
|Malita Belloso studies her script.|
|Loly Rosas and Andi McAfee|
|A copy of the script. The actor has written in her blocking and taken some notes||...|
|Time to put the scene on its feet!|
|Often, as an actor, you do a lot of waiting, while the other actors are given instructions. Cara Belloso-Wheeler|
|Like football... only... more complicated....|
|Malita says a little prayer that we will soon take a break!|
|Our fair and glorious Queen! Pam Sharpe.|
|Pam Sharpe, Loly Rosas, and Kim Christopher go over lines.|
|Malita, Andi, and Pam work on their scene.|
|Malita is still hoping for that break...|
|Cara decided not to wait. Zzzzzzzzzz......|
Special thanks to company member, Claudio Campos, for the photos!
Article by Mary Beth Morrison.