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Author: Jenn Doubleday

Opening Night!!!, by Laura Keena

  TARZAN. This show. _________THIS show.      As improbable as it may seem, it’s not very often that you get to work on a show with which you are entirely unfamiliar.  This has been one of those experiences!  I can honestly say, working and rehearsing this show has been a challenge and a delight.  I cannot…
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Read, Set, FIELD TRIP! by Carmel Grace Cowart

100 excited children 5 talented instructors 2 fun-filled hours 1 hilarious script Too many silly hats to count = 1 Unforgettable Theatre Experience (No one ever said actors were good at math.) Cheri Hester, Chris Blair, Carmel Cowart, Laura Keena… …just a few members of our amazing field trip team! A Day in the Life of an SCT Field Trip…
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Putting it Together, by David I.L. Poole

 (Read the first part of my design process here!)       So did my design of the ape costume meet approval?  Yes, it did!  Artistic Director Kelie Miley loved it!      The next phase of design is the actual implementation, which is where things can become a little tricky.  Transferring the costume from…
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Deck the Halls with…Wait…Did I Miss it? by Jenn Doubleday

   We sort of forgot we had this blog.    Actually, that isn’t true.  I forgot we had this blog.  Mea culpa.    But there were back-to-back tech weeks, and back-to-back holidays, and  I hope that the time you would have spent reading our updates was spent drinking hot cocoa with your family instead.  At…
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Light Cues & Costumes & Props, OH MY! by Carmel Cowart

     Our Creative Dramatics 1 (2nd-5th grade) class production of Tiny Thumbelina opens tomorrow! The cast and crew have been knee-deep in Tech Week; putting all the finishing touches on costumes, set changes, lighting, props, hair and makeup. I am so very proud of each of these young performers! Their resilience and adaptability to…
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Coming Home, by Laura Keena

     I am so glad to be home!      I am also glad to say that working here at Savannah Children’s Theatre is one of the reasons why.  I loved growing up here in this enchanting place and, like so many of us, my life was forever changed after auditioning for a Kelie…
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What Color is Your Glitter? by Georgette Ford

     Six years ago my children and I walked through the doors of the Savannah Children’s Theatre to audition for the 2007 production of Charlotte’s Web.  I knew we had walked into something special, something vibrant, and something so alive.  What I heard was that this was a community theatre, a place where the…
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SMILE! by Maggie Lee Hart

     “A Rollicking Band of Pirates, We” have leaped through the stage doors of SCT and have been skipping to the tunes of this operatic comedy for the last twelve weeks.  These “rollicking” actors consist of middle school students enrolled in our Creative Dramatics II Class, who are now entering Tech Week for Gilbert…
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A Roarin’ Great Cause! by Renee McMahon

     As our Great Gatsby Gala & Auction has approached, I have repeatedly been asked the same two questions. I’ll address those questions here in hopes that the answers will encourage a few more locals to attend this weekend!      First of all, the ladies all want to know what to wear. Yes,…
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Translating English…into English, by Christopher Blair

     I think it is very important for actors of all ages to understand exactly what they are saying, be it a foreign language, Shakespearean prose, or 19th Century topsy-turvy English.  I can’t tell you how many adult actors I have worked with who were merely reciting their lines, but truly had no idea…
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