Barb’s Blog

January 8, 2024

ANNOUNCEMENTS: 

  1. COMMUNITY THEATRE CLUB – Our winter session begins! CHALLENGE:  How many of our actors will know most of their lines when we meet on Tuesday, January 9, 2024.  Off book date is January 30, 2024.  No scripts on stage.
  2. Compulsory Rehearsal Dates are as follow: Saturday morning, February 17, 9:00 to 1:00.  Saturday morning, February 24, 9:00 to 1:00.  Sunday afternoon, February 26, 1:00 to 5:00.
  3. COMMUNITY CHILDREN’S CHOIR – We will be singing again right after Easter! April 7, 2024.  All practices at Trinity United Church, 11:30 Sunday mornings! 
  4. COMMUNITY THEATRE CAMP – Camp dates July 8 to 12 and July 22 to 26, 2024. Morning Camp, ages 6 to 10 years; Afternoon Camp, ages 11 to 16 years.
  5. Contact [email protected] to reserve your child’s spot in either or both Children’s Choir and/or Theatre Camp

COMMUNITY THEATRE CLUB 

CRUISIN’ DOWN THE RIVER!!!  Does anyone remember Captain Stubbing and the “Love Boat” on TV back in the 80‘s?  Of course you do!  Well, this year’s Cast are cruising down the mighty Speed River.   And, goodness knows what this adventure is all about!  Our cast are into pretty serious rehearsals in January and February as they prepare for our upcoming Show.  “Blocking”, “learning lines”, and, most important, actually becoming one’s Character for a couple hours every Tuesday night!   We will be setting sail in just a few weeks!!!

Actors, be sure you have Dress Rehearsal dates on your 2024 calendar.  They are compulsory – no exceptions.   Saturday, February 17, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.; Saturday, February 24, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.;   Sunday, February 25, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Our Performance date is Friday, March 1, 2024, at 7:30 p.m., at Trinity United Church, 400 Stevenson St. N.

For any new readers who might be looking at my Blog, this paragraph is for you.  Do you love being on stage; the thrill of a performance; turning your imagination loose; having fun???  I know you would enjoy GUELPH UNITED PERFORMERS!   Just send me an e-mail and let me know you are interested – I will definitely put your name on my list so you receive updated information about us.  Come and see our Performance on March 1, 2024.   See the kind of Show we produce!  If you are 11 to 16 years old, I encourage you to discover GUP – COMMUNITY THEATRE CLUB.  Tickets are $15 for adults, and all kids 16 and under are free.  Please support these wonderful young actors.  Come and enjoy CRUISIN’ DOWN THE RIVER!  See what GUELPH UNITED PERFORMERS can produce on stage!

 

COMMUNITY CHILDREN’S CHOIR

We enjoyed an amazing 30-voice COMMUNITY CHILDREN’S CHOIR in the fall of 2023.  Our Spring Choir will begin to practise on Sunday Morning, April 7, 2024 at 11:30 a.m., Trinity United Church, 400 Stevenson St. N.  Our COMMUNITY CHILDREN’S CHOIR is free for all boys and girls in our community, ages 7 to 14 years.  Just come and sing!!!!  No charge for music lessons – what a deal!

COMMUNITY THEATRE CAMP

Now that Christmas is over, I have been having quick little thoughts about summer and COMMUNITY THEATRE CAMP.  So much fun to look forward to!  Theatre Camp always happens in July.  2024 camps will run July 8 to 12 and July 22 to 26, 2024.  Morning Camp for ages 6 to10 year-olds.  Afternoon Camp, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. – 11 to 16 year-olds.  We start on Monday and invite you to our Show on Friday!

Contact me anytime with any question you may have.  Word-of-mouth is the best form of advertising.  We appreciate your telling other friends and families all about our programs.

Barbara           [email protected]

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