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"Lion King Jr."

REHEARSALS WEEK OF MAY 1 May 1 1:10 Set changes May 1 3:10 Run through May 2 10:50 Nala, Timon, Pumbaa and Simba (She's gonna eat me) May 2 1:10 Nala, Simba, Sarabi, Timon, Pumbaa, Rafiki, Mufasa, Zazu, Ensemble (scene 13 ending - finale) May 3 10:50 Ensemble, Tomas, Aliyah, Rafiki (Can you Feel) May 3 1:10 Shenzi Banzai, Ed, Mufasa, Zazu, Young Nala, Young Simba May 3 3:10 Run through May 4 10:50 TBA May 4 1:10 TBA May 5 10:50 TBA May 5 1:10 TBA Update rehearsal schedule - March 28 March 29 1:10    Shadowlands choreo

           29  3:10   Choreo /block Circle of Life
           30  1:10   Finale singing
April 3  3:10   1. King choreo   2. Timing Simba, Nala, Zazu 5A, 3. Hakuna Matata
        4  1:10   Mufasa and Young Simba
        5  1:10   Scene 13
        5  3:10   Finale block,  practice scene 12
        6  1:10   Be Prepared
April 10  3:10   Run from scene 1 to ...
         11  1:10  whatever needs it from Monday
         12 1:10   whatever needs it from Monday
         12  3:10  continue from Monday's run
         13  1:10  whatever needs it from Wednesday
Rehearsals during school hours March 28 1:10 All - Circle of Life - bring your books March 29 1:10 Shadowlands choreography March 30 1:10 TBA Information about Crew application click here. March 20, 2017


Dear Students and Parents,


Here are the important dates for the next few weeks:


All cast members MUST attend all rehearsals as we put the finishing touches on all our scenes and musical numbers.


AFTER SCHOOL REHEARSALS    3:10-5:00

Monday, March 20 Wednesday, March 22

Monday, March 27 Wednesday, March 29

Monday, April 3 Wednesday, April 5

Monday, April 10 Wednesday, April 12

Wednesday, April 19

Monday, April 24 Wednesday, April 26

Monday, May 1 Wednesday, May 3


SHOW WEEK:


Monday, May 8

3:10-6:00    Tech rehearsal with sound, mikes and lights.  Bring snacks and drinks to keep yourselves going!


Tuesday, May 9

11:30 am Dress rehearsal in front of the school (Have a water bottle with your name on it.)


Wednesday, May 10

11:30 am Show for other schools (this is already mostly sold out!) (Have a water bottle with your name on it.)

7:00 pm Show for parents and others.  You will need to be at the school by 6:15. (Have a water bottle with your name on it.)


Thursday, May 11

11:30 am Show for other schools (Have a water bottle with your name on it.)

7:00 pm Show for parents and others.  You will need to be at the school by 6:15. (Have a water bottle with your name on it.)

Following the show:  Party for cast and crew members.  Pizza and pop to be provided.


Ticket order forms will be sent home in a couple of weeks.


Please see Mrs. Coo if you have any questions.

**Please see over for costume information**

We are looking for


  1. Green coloured shirts x 6 (for Jungle scenes)

  2. Multi-coloured bright (think Carnival or Caribana) shirts x 10 (for Just Can’t Wait to be King scene)


Most cast members need to have plain black shoes (jazz shoes are great if you have them).

The Nalas, Simbas, Mufasa and Sarabi would be better with beige/ brown but black is also fine.


All members of the Ensemble need plain black (no lettering or logos) pants and long sleeved Tshirts.  Those students who ordered Tshirts are asked to give Mrs. Coo $10.50 as soon as possible.


Other costume needs (by character)


Sarabi: brown or beige leggings

Zazu: black pants and white dress shirt

Shenzi, Banzai and Ed: white Tshirts and jeans

Pumbaa: Brown leggings and long sleeved Tshirt

Timon: Onesie (yellowish)

L.V: black pants and top (baby elephant costume)

V.D.: dress (traditional long ballet style), pointe shoes

K.A, A.M & L.A.: leggings and Tshirts for antelope (black)

AF: black leggings and Tshirt for zebra

TA & MB:  black pants and tshirt for elephant


Please get these items as soon as possible.

REHEARSALS FOR WEEK OF MARCH 6

Monday 3:10-5:00 Scene 9
Run all scenes from 2-9
Tuesday 1:10 Scene 12A
Wednesday 1:10 Scene 13
Wednesday 3:10-5:00 Scene 2 - 13

REHEARSALS FOR WEEK OF FEBRUARY 27

Monday 3:10-5:00 Scenes 2-7
Tuesday 1:10 ---
Wednesday 1:10 Scene 10
Wednesday 3:10 Scene 8 The Stampede / The Mourning
Run all scenes from 2 if time
Thursday 1:10 Scene 11 - Shadowland
REHEARSALS FOR WEEK OF FEBRUARY 20

Tuesday 21   1:10 Scene 5A Lioness Hunt (lionesses and antelope)
Scene 4 Scar and Young Simba
Wednesday 22 1:10 Just Can't Wait musical interlude choreo
Wednesday 22 3:10 Scene 7, 12 B (They Live and He Lives) 
Thursday 23  1:10 Scene 6

REHEARSALS FOR WEEK OF FEBRUARY 13

Tuesday 14 1:10     Scar and hyenas choreo
Grasslands with drumming 
Wednesday 15 1:10 Mufasa and Young Simba scenes
Wednesday 15 3:10 Scene 3 Grasslands choreo
Scene 5B Just Can't Wait choreo
Thursday 16 1:10 Scene 2 and 4

              REHEARSALS FOR WEEK OF FEBRUARY 6

Tuesday 1:10 Drummers and Ensemble in chapel (Grasslands)
Wednesday 3:10-5:00 ALL - Complete read and sing through of whole show
Thursday 1:10 Both Nalas and Simbas

REHEARSALS FOR WEEK OF JANUARY 30

Tuesday 1:10 Lionesses, Young Nala, Sarabi, Rafiki, Nala: Lioness Hunt, The Mourning and Shadowland

Wednesday 1:10 Hyenas, Ensemble and Scar:  Be Prepared choreography 

Wednesday 3:10-4:30 Hyenas, Scar, Ensemble:  Be Prepared song and choreo together
Young Simba, Young Nala, Zazu, Ensemble: Can't Wait to be King

Thursday 1:10 3 Drummers (meet in chapel)

REHEARSALS FOR WEEK OF JANUARY 23


Tuesday 1:10 Songs: Grasslands / Stampede

Wednesday 1:10   Songs: Can You Feel the Love

Wednesday 3:10-5:00   FULL CAST

Thursday 1:10 Songs:  Hakuna Matata,    Luau Hawaaian Treat

REHEARSALS FOR WEEK OF JANUARY 16

Tuesday 1:10 Songs:  
I Just Can't Wait to be King

Wednesday 1:10     Songs:  
Mufasa and Scar

Wednesday 3:10 FULL CAST

Thursday 1:10 Songs:  
Lioness Hunt, The Mourning, Shadowland

REHEARSALS FOR WEEK OF JANUARY 9

Tues 1:10   All Boys
Wed 1:10   All Girls
Wed 3:10-5:00  All Cast Members
Thurs 1:10  

December 9, 2016  UPDATED JANUARY 9, 2017
We need the following materials to make costumes and props for the show.

~Toy mouse ~2 grass skirts and leis ~old clothing that is fuzzy (black, brown, orange, grey)

~animal print clothing

~old umbrellas

~cheap bangles (bracelets) in silver or gold colour

~plain long sleeve men's shirts (grey, beige, black)

~dryer vent tubing

~old pool noodles

~large plastic bone (left over from Halloween?)

HAKUNA MATATA!


Musical rehearsals for auditions are being held December 6-8 for "The Lion King Jr."

These will be held in the gym at 1:50.

Auditions will be held December 13 - 15.

Audition sheets will be distributed and need to be returned at your audition signed by parent and teacher.