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Your Source for Mary Poppins Information & Paperwork

We are excited to welcome our amazingly talented and dedicated cast members to Mary Poppins presented by BackStory Youth Theatre!
 
Parents and cast members, please review the information below:  

MANDATORY PARENT MEETING: AUGUST 28th from 5:30-6pm @ Cross of Christ church (room 56). 12099 Lowell Blvd, Broomfield. Please check emails from Mrs. Felicia for additional details.

FIRST REHEARSAL: AUGUST 28th from 6-8pm @ Cross of Christ church (room 56). 12099 Lowell Blvd, Broomfield

REHEARSALS @ CROSS of CHRIST: Mondays  (room 56 w/ Mrs. Felicia) and Tuesdays (music room w/ Mrs. Graham), 6-8pm, August 28-November 13 & select Saturdays from 9am-3pm (currently scheduled 9/9 & 10/7). NO REHEARSALS 9/4; 10/31. 

Cross of Christ is located at 12099 Lowell Blvd, Broomfield. Use the center door on the south side of the building (near pre-k classrooms). Per building use regulations, doors will remain locked at all times. A stage manager will be available to let cast in until approximately 10 minutes after the start of rehearsal. If we know of late arrivals ahead of time, a stage manager will be available at the appropriate time. Please note, all rehearsals are structured with known attendance and/or scheduling conflicts in mind; last minute absences, late arrivals, and early exits negatively impact the entire team. Please check emails from Mrs. Felicia, for both her cell phone number and that of Mrs. Graham, in case of emergency. Actors are welcome to bring a cold/sack dinner with WATER only. Cell phones are expected to be stored with personal belongings at all times during rehearsals unless otherwise approved by directors. Performers are expected to utilize this busy space with respect and refrain from wandering and/or loud activities in hallways between scenes or during bathroom breaks.
 
REHEARSALS @ DANCE ARTS STUDIO: Select Saturdays, currently scheduled 9/23, 10/21, 11/4, & 11/11 from 9am-3pm.  
 
Dance Arts Studio is located at 555 Burbank St, Unit N, Broomfield. We are excited for a new collaboration this year! Auditioned members of Dance Arts' performance teams will be featured dancers in at least two musical selections. They will work with select cast members and choreographers from both companies are working closely to blend skills and styles. Dance Arts has generously arranged for us to use their studio space for full-runs and choreography break out sessions. All cast members should arrive prepared to dance (appropriate shoes, no flip-flops) at these rehearsals. We will respectfully observe all studio rules regarding dress code, shoes, and food & cast will be notified of these expectations prior to or during our first session. WATER only, please, with cold/sack lunches and snacks.

TECH & DRESS REHEARSALS: November 14-16, 4-8:30pm; November 17 (mandatory), 8:30am-1pm 

PERFORMANCES: NOV 17th @ 7pm (5:30pm call); NOV 18th @ 7pm (5:30pm call); NOV 19th @ 2pm (12:30pm call)

All tech/dress rehearsals and performances are located at Broomfield Auditorium, 3 Community Park Rd, Broomfield. Cast may enter through Library doors to backstage area or directly through the backstage entrance. Lobby doors will remain locked at all times excepting when BST box office is open before shows. Respectfully, no audience or family members will be allowed backstage, in the lobby, or in the house during rehearsals. No audience or family members will be allowed backstage before, during, or after performances. Exceptions to this rule are approved volunteers. Thank you for honoring this rule as it allows us to maintain the safest environment. Students are welcome to bring non-messy snacks/sack lunches and WATER only to rehearsals and performances.

Instruction Fee - $275 ($50 deposit due by audition on AUGUST 12th, balance due AUGUST 28th, payment plans and scholarships available)

Libretto Fee - $25 (due August 28th if purchasing)

Cast Shirt Fee - $15 (due August 28th)

Please note that BackStory is looking for a few excellent volunteers for Fundraising Chair, Props/Properties Manager, Backstage Monitor/Rehearsal Supervision, and Costume Assistant. Due to the time commitment and dependability required, these positions will be rewarded with a significant reduction in student instructional fees. If you have not done so already, please contact us if you are interested in one of these positions. Casting decisions are not influenced by interest.

Required paperwork

1) Emergency Information & Waivers. Click on this link to complete emergency contact information and waivers via our online form. Only one form is required per family and is not needed if you have completed this information ONLINE within the 12 months.

Additional Links

The following links may be helpful for your family in the coming weeks.

1) Rehearsal Schedule. Coming Soon!

2) Sign up to help with the production through Sign Up Genius. Coming Soon!
 
3) Parent Meeting Payment Form & Comp Ticket Sign up.
 
4) Cast pre-sale ticket form. Coming Soon! 
 
5) Tickets are now available online.  However, we hope that cast families will consider pre-ordering tickets using the pre-sale ticket form mentioned above.  This saves processing fees, which means more money goes to the Backstory Theatre programs you love!

BackStory Theatre
P.O. Box 826, Broomfield, CO 80038
720-263-0836
Info.backstorytheatre@gmail.com
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