Schedule

The definitive Garden Players 2018-2019 Schedule will be available in late June.

Musical Theater Classes for Kids (acting improvisation, vocal technique, solfege, movement for actors, monologues and scene work, performance, all fostering bravery, working as a group, thinking on your feet, and performance skills, studying great past works, and creating current originals)

Rising Stars – Tuesday 3:15-4:00
Grades 1-2
Plus some Sunday rehearsals in Spring (hours will differ, between 1-5pm)

Rising Stars – Friday 3:30-4:15
Grades 1-2
Plus some Sunday rehearsals in Spring (hours will differ, between 1-5pm)

Free Youth Choir – Tuesdays 4:00-4:30
Grades 1-8
Solfege, music reading and writing, and choir material to be performed at community and church events.

Garden Players 1 – Tuesday 4:30-5:30
Grades 3-5 (Blue Cast)
2nd semester Sundays in Spring 3:30-5pm
and keep 4:30-6:30 open Feb-May for combined rehearsals

Garden Players 1 – Friday 4:20-5:20
Grades 3-5 (Red Cast)
2nd semester Sundays in Spring 2-3:30
and keep 4:30-6:30 Fri open Feb-May for combined rehearsals

Garden Players 2 Red Cast- Friday 5:25-6:25
Grades 5-9 (Red Cast)
2nd semester Sundays in Spring 2-3:30
and keep 4:30-6:30 Fri open for combined rehearsals

Garden Players 2 Blue Cast – Tuesday 5:30-6:30
Grades 5-9 (Blue Cast)
2nd semester Sundays in Spring 3:30-5

Garden Players 3 – Friday 6:30-7:30
Grades 7-9 (Red and/or Blue Cast)
2nd semester Sundays in Spring 1-5pm (1-2 for some and either 2-3:30, or 3:30-5pm)
and we may also ask you to attend certain Tues or Fri earlier rehearsals, depending upon your role

Once finalized, the Garden Players Schedule can be downloaded as a PDF on the Downloads Page, printed from the Google calendar below, and you can also join our calendars to have it appear on your favorite calendar system. (Our calendars need to be updated, so please look at the PDF or dates below the calendar until we update fully.)

The below schedule will be updated for 2018-19 by the end of June.

If you prefer the old fashioned way of looking at the schedule online, you’ll find it below, although you can also choose the agenda view in the calendar above and see everything listed.

Garden Players 2017-18 Class & Rehearsal Schedule (updated 9/27/17)

Tuesday Classes (see below for Friday classes)
Tuesday Rising Stars (1-2 grade) 3:00-3:45 – Performs with the Saturday Red or Blue Cast Show
*Free Youth Choir (1-8th grade) 3:50-4:20 – Vocal technique, solfege, and church and community songs
Tuesday Garden Players 1 (3-5 grade)  & Tuesday Garden Players 3 (5-9 grade) are now combined to rehearse with their groups on Tuesdays 4:30-6:30. They are the Blue Cast  (+ March-May Sunday 3:30-5 with Dress Rehearsals ending at 5:30)

Tuesday Class Schedule – in the Music Room & Lounge
2nd Semester
January (no class on the 23rd) 30
February 6, 13, (no class the 20th), 27
March 6, 13, 20, 27
April (no class the 3rd) 10, 17, 24
May 1, 8, 15
May 13 – Dress Rehearsal (optional for Rising Stars). May 19 & 20- THE BIG SHOW

Friday Classes
Friday Rising Stars (1-2 grade) 3:30-4:15 – Performs with the Sunday Red Cast or Blue Cast Show
Friday Garden Players 1 (3-5 grade) & Friday GP2 (5-9 grade) are now combined to rehearse Fridays between 5:15-7:15 (some actors may be asked to arrive as early as 4:30 to get extra practice, and all are welcome to arrive early). They are Red Cast  (+ March-May Sunday 2-3:30, with Dress Rehearsals beginning at 1:30).

Friday Class Schedule – in the Music Room & Lounge
2nd Semester
January 26
February 2, 9, (no class the 16th or 23rd)
March 2, 9, 16, 23, (no class the 30th)
April (no class the 6th), 13, 20, 27
May 4, 11, May 18th RS regular class time. GP Red Cast Tech Rehearsal 5:30-8:30pm
May 13 – Dress Rehearsal (optional for Rising Stars)
May 18th – Tech Dress Rehearsal 5:30-9pm before the May 19 & 20 BIG SHOW

Garden Players 2017-18 Class & Rehearsal Schedule page 2

Sunday Rehearsals in the Community House 1-5pm
Red Cast 2-3:30, Blue Cast 3:30-5 (RS will rehearse every other week in April, 1-2pm)
March 4, 11, 18, 25
April (no rehearsal April 1), 8 (plus Fri RS 1-2pm), 15 (plus Tues RS 1-2pm), 22 (plus Fri RS 1-2pm), 29 (plus Tues RS 1-2pm)
May 6 – 1st Dress Rehearsal (plus Fri RS)

Dress Rehearsal – Attendance Required!
May 13 (Happy Mother’s Day) – 2nd Dress Rehearsal 1:30-3:30 Red Cast // 3:30-5:30 Blue Cast (plus Tues RS)

Tech/Dress Rehearsal – Attendance Required!
Red Cast – Friday May 18th, 5:30pm arrive in the Music Room. Ends around 9pm in C.H.
Blue Cast – Saturday May 19th, 11:30am arrive in the Music Room. Ends around 2:30pm C.H.

Show Schedule
May 19 – Red Cast & Tuesday Red Cast RS- 4:30pm show (RS & Kid actors 3:30pm tech)
May 19 – Blue Cast & Tuesday Blue Cast RS – 7:30pm show (RS & Kid actors 6:30 tech)
May 20 – Red Cast & Friday Red Cast RS – 2pm show (RS & Kid actors 1pm tech)
May 20 – Blue Cast & Friday Blue Cast RS – 5pm show (RS & kid actors 4pm tech)

**Cast Party – in the Lounge – Pot Luck & DVD viewing (Bring something healthy… fruit, cheese, diner item, other.)
Times Updated 3/27/18
June 5, 3:30-4:30pm Rising Stars
June 5, 4:45-6:15pm Blue Cast GP1-3
June 8, 3:30-4:30 Rising Stars
June 8, 5:15-6:45pm Red Cast GP1-3

Free Youth Choir

Youth Choir Performance Dates
November 19 (11am service)
February 11 (9am service)
April 15 (11am service)
June 9 – 11am (Flag Day – meet at 10 at the church and walk over to the green where the flag pole is)

Youth Choir Tuesday Class & Performance Dates
October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
November (7 – no class), 14, 21, 28
*Sunday, November 19 – 11am service
December 5, 12 (no class December 19th and 26th)
January 2, 9, 16
January (no class on the 23rd) 30
February 6, 13, (no class the 20th), 27
*Sunday, February 11 – 9am service
March 6, 13, 20, 27
April (no class the 3rd) 10, 17, 24
***Sunday, April 8 – 10am service (this is changed from April 15th due to April 8th being Rev. Steve’s last day)
May 1, 8, 16
*Saturday, June 9 – Flag Day – meet at 10 at the church, sing at 11 at the Flag Pole 1 block away