Auditions and Rehearsals are detailed below.
AUDITIONS: Auditions will take place on the following dates in GBT at 1.30 prompt. Early lunch passes can be obtained from Mr Morgan.
Tuesday 9 February All those auditioning for a Main Role (Alice, Mad Hatter, White Rabbit, Red Queen, White Queen, Cheshire Cat, Tweddle-Dee, Tweedle-Dum, Duchess or the March Hare)
Wednesday 10 February All those for smaller roles.
Thursday 11 February Call-backs, if required, and those who could not make Tuesday or Wednesday.
You do not need to prepare anything. The auditions will be workshop based. No late comers will be allowed.
Backstage crew will be arranged after casting has taken place.
KEY DATES: The provisional dates are listed below. Please note that they may change. Please double check the board in GBT and watch for announcements on iSAMS. Unless stated otherwise, all rehearsals will take place in GBT from 4pm until 6pm. (If in doubt please check with Mr Morgan)
Wednesday 27 January (first break) Information meeting
W/C Monday 8 February (lunchtimes) Auditions
Monday 22 February Casting announced online and GBT noticeboard
Monday 29 February Scripts to be collected from DAM and learnt by first rehearsal
All rehearsals will run from 4 until 6 unless stated otherwise. If for some reason you cannot commit to this rehearsal schedule please let Mr Morgan know asap so your part can be re-cast. Also, please ensure that you notify MR Morgan well in advance if there are any rehearsals that you cannot make for some reason.
Monday 21 March Director’s meeting with Assistant Directors
Tuesday 22 March First rehearsal - whole cast read through
Easter holidays Learn lines
Thursday 14 April Act One: Scene 3 (The Mushroom), Scene 4 & 5 (The Duchess’ House & Kitchen), Scene 6 (Humpty Dumpty) -Alices, White Rabbits, Caterpillar, Cards, Footmen, Cook, Duchess 1 & Humpty Dumpty.
Thursday 21 April Act One: Opening, Prologue, Scene 1 (Alice’s Home), Scene 2 (Wonderland) & Scene 9 (The Jabberwocky) - Whole cast
Thursday 28 April Act One: Scene 7 (The Cheshire Cat), Scene 9 (The Jabberwocky) & Scene 10 (The Croquet Garden) - Alices White Rabbits, Cards, Cheshire Cat 1, Jabberwocky & Queen of Hearts, Cheshire Cat 2 & Duchess 2.
Thursday 5 May Act One: Scene 8 (The Mad Tea Party) & Act Two: Scene 7 (The Trial) - Whole cast.
Thursday 12 May Act Two: Scene 1 (By the Sea), Scene 2 & 3 (The Red Queen & The White Queen) - Alices, White Rabbits, Gryphon, Mock Turtle, Queen of Hearts, Cards & White Queen.
Thursday 19 May No rehearsal, examination week (tbc)
Thursday 26 May Act Two: Prelude, Scenes 4, 5 & 6 (The Tweedles, The Jabberwocky & The White Knight) - Jabberwocky, Alices, Tweedledee, Tweedledum, Walrus, Carpenter, Oysters, White Knight & White Rabbit.
Thursday 2 June Half term
Thursday 9 June Act One: Full run - Whole cast & crew
Sunday 12 June Act Two: Full run - Whole cast & crew (10-4, bring lunch)
Thursday 16 June Full run - Whole cast & crew
Friday 17 June Tech get in and walk around - Crew
Sunday 19 June Full rehearsal - Whole cast & crew (10-4, bring lunch)
Monday 20 June Dress rehearsal (live audience) - cast in straight after school for costume & makeup (possibly period 5, To be confirmed)
Tuesday 21 June Night off (Year 7 Parents’ Evening)
Wednesday 22 June Performance night - cast in by 5.30 for costume & makeup
Thursday 23 June Performance night - cast in by 5.30 for costume & makeup
Friday 24 June Performance night - cast in by 5.30 for costume & makeup
Monday 27 June Alice in Wonderland at the Grange
Tuesday 28 June Alice in Wonderland at the Grange