Chief Jo Drama

2017/18 Season

Willy Wonka is one of my favorite movies ( not so secretly I love the new Tim Burton version the most)

Willy Wonka font

Show Dates March 1, 2, 3, 9, 10  – Chief Jo Auditorium

Audition Dates December 11-14

Dress Rehearsals February 26, 27, 28

Tech Week February 19 – 22

Donations, Donations, Donations…

If you would like to donate to the show we will be accepting the following:

  • copies of the book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory for raffle (we are in need of 5 total)  we have enough books now – Thank you!
  • cases of water
  • bags of assorted candies (Nestle/Wonka brand such as Nerds, Gobstoppers, Laffy Taffy, Mini chocolates)
  • Costco boxes of candy bars

Everything you donate and we sell goes back into the Drama fund so we can keep doing our 2 shows a year!  Thanks everyone!  It is truly appreciated!

Looking to clean out closets?

I am accepting some donations.  I do not have much room as the closets are stuffed, but items that I tend to borrow frequently would be greatly appreciated.

Items such as:

  • furs (coats, wraps, etc)
  • suits that fit sizes Youth Large, Youth X-Large, Adult X-Small, Adult Small
  • possibly Grandma’s old special occasion dresses (think vintage 1920s, ’30s, ’40s, ’50s, ’60s, ’70s)

Choreography Videos

Candy Man

Candy Man breakdown

Golden Ticket

Think Positive

Think Positive II

Oompa Loompa

Need music to rehearse at home?

Try youtube for both the vocal guide & accompaniment

Schedule for the week of February 19th – February 24th

Please bring black shirt, black leggings or pants, and black shoes to rehearsal. 

These items will stay in the costume room until the end of the run of the show.  If you have trouble getting these items, please see Mrs. Waters.  She may have some in the wardrobe closet.

Monday     No Rehearsal – President’s Day

Tuesday      2:30 – 3:00 Music in the auditorium

3:00 – 5:30  Run thru as much as possible (everyone)

Wednesday    2:30 – 3:45 Run thru as much as possible (everyone)

Thursday    2:30 – 3:00  Music in the Auditorium

3:00 – 5:30   Run thru as much as possible (everyone)

Friday           11:00 – 1:30  Run thru as much as possible (everyone)  Bring a lunch

Schedule for the week of February 11th – February 17th

Monday     2:30 – 3:00 Music in the auditorium

3:00 – 5:00  Run thru as much as possible (everyone)

Tuesday      2:30 – 3:00 Music in the auditorium

3:00 – 5:00  Run thru as much as possible (everyone)

4:45 – 5:45 Music for Kids & their parents (Charlie, Buckets, the Teavees, the Gloops, the Salts, & the Beauregardes)

Wednesday    Last Day for T-shirt/Sweatshirt Orders!!!

2:30 – 3:00  Music in the auditorium

3:00 – 4:00   Clean Candy Man & Finale (everyone)

4:00 – 5:00  Prologue Pure Imagination (Wonka)

4:45 – 5:45 Music with Wonka and Augustus

Thursday    2:30 – 3:00  Music in the Auditorium

3:00 – 5:00   Run thru as much as possible (everyone)

Friday           2:30 – 4:00  Clean Golden Age of Chocolate (Wonka, Oompa Loompas)

Saturday      1:00 – 5:00   Set Construction Day   (parents & children wanted)

Schedule for the week of Feb. 4th – 10th

Monday     2:30 – 3:00 Music in the auditorium

3:00 – 4:00  Review Scenes 13 – 18; review Golden Age of Chocolate

4:00 – 5:00  Scene 19 Choco Vision Room (Wonka, Charlie, Grandpa Joe, the Teavees)

Tuesday      2:30 – 3:00 Music in the auditorium

3:00 – 4:00  Review Scenes 13 – 19; review Golden Age of Chocolate

4:00 – 5:00  Scene 20 End of Tour (Wonka, Charlie, Grandpa Joe)

5:00 – 6:00   Music for Kids & their parents (the Teavees, the Gloops, the Salts, & the Beauregardes)

Wednesday     2:30 – 3:00  Music in the auditorium  Canceled

3:00 – 4:00   Finish Finale

4:00 – 5:00   Scenes 14 Pure Imagination (Wonka, Charlie, Grandpa Joe, the Salts, the Teavees, the Gloops, the Beauregardes)

Thursday    2:30 – 3:00  Music in the Auditorium

3:00 – 5:00   Run thru whole show (Everyone stays until 5:00)

Friday           1:30 – 3:00   Clean Finale & Candy Kids

Schedule for the week of January 29th – February 3rd

Monday     2:30 – 3:00 Music in the auditorium

3:00 – 4:00  Review Scenes 5-13; Review Golden Age of Chocolate; work on Oompa Dance at home

4:00 – 5:00  Scene 14 Chocolate Smelting Room (Wonka, Charlie, Grandpa Joe, the Gloops, the Salts, the Beauregardes, the Teavees)

Tuesday      2:30 – 3:00 Music in the auditorium

3:00 – 4:00  Review Scenes 5-14; Review Golden Age of Chocolate; work on Oompa Dance at home

4:00 – 5:00  Scene 16 Inventing Room (Wonka, Charlie, Grandpa Joe, the Salts, the Beauregardes, the Teavees)

Wednesday     2:30 – 3:00  Music in the auditorium

3:00 – 4:00   Review Scenes 5-16; Review Golden Age of Chocolate; Clean Candy Man possibly; work on Oompa Dance at home

4:00 – 5:00  Scene 17 Fizzy Lifting Room (Wonka, Charlie, Grandpa Joe, the Salts, the Teavees)

Thursday    2:30 – 3:00  Music in the Auditorium

3:00 – 4:00   Review Scenes 5-17; Review Golden Age of Chocolate; work on Oompa Dance at home

4:00 – 5:00  Scene 18 Nut Room (Wonka, Charlie, Grandpa Joe, the Salts, the Teavees, Squirrels)

5:00 – 6:00   Music for Kids & their parents (the Teavees, the Gloops, the Salts, & the Beauregardes)

Friday           2:30 – 4:00  Golden Age of Chocolate (Wonka, Oompa Loompas)

Saturday      1:00 – 5:00   Set Construction Day   (parents & children wanted)

Schedule for the week of January 22nd – 26th

Monday       No School

 

Tuesday      2:30 – 3:00 Music in the auditorium

3:00 – 4:00  Review Scenes 1-10

4:00 – 5:00  Scene 11 (Charlie, Mrs. Bucket, Mr. Bucket, Grandparents)

Music for Kids & their parents (the Teavees, the Gloops, the Salts, & the Beauregardes)

Wednesday     2:30 – 3:00  Music in the auditorium

3:00 – 4:00   Review Scenes 1-11

4:00 – 5:00   Scene 12 (Charlie, Grandparent Joe, Mr. & Mrs. Bucket, the Teavees, the Gloops, the Salts, & the Beauregardes)

Thursday    2:30 – 3:00  Music in the Auditorium

3:00 – 4:00  Review Scenes 1-12

*4:00 – 5:00  Scenes 10 (Phineous Trout, Mike Teavee, Mrs. Teavee)

*schedule change

Friday           2:30 – 4:00  Factory Reveal “Pure Imagination”

Schedule for the week of January 15th – 20th

Monday       No School

 

Tuesday      2:30 – 3:00 Music in the auditorium

3:00 – 4:00  Review Scenes 1-6; 9

4:00 – 5:00  Scene 7 (Charlie, Mrs. Bucket, Mr. Bucket)

Wednesday     2:30 – 3:00  Music in the auditorium

3:00 – 4:00   Review Scenes 1-7; 9

4:00 – 5:00   Scene 8 (Wonka, Charlie, Grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. Bucket)

Thursday    2:30 – 3:00  Music in the Auditorium

3:00 – 4:00  Review Scenes 1-9

4:00 – 5:00  Scenes 10 (Phineous Trout, Mrs. Teavee, Mike Teavee)

*Friday           No Rehearsal

Schedule for the week of January 7th – 13th

Monday       2:30 – 3:00 Music in the auditorium

3:00 – 4:00  Review & Block Scene 14 (from Friday)

4:00 – 5:00  Scene 1 (Wonka, Charlie, Grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. Bucket)

Tuesday      2:30 – 3:00 Music in the auditorium

3:00 – 4:00  Scene 2 “The Candy Man” (Wonka, Charlie, James, Matilda, Candy  Kids)

 4:00 – 5:00  Scene 3 (Charlie, Mrs. Bucket, Mr. Bucket, Grandparents)

Wednesday     2:30 – 3:00  Music in the auditorium

3:00 – 4:00   Scene 2 “The Candy Man” (Wonka, Charlie, James, Matilda, Candy Kids)

4:00 – 5:00   Scene 5 (Phineous Trout, Mrs. Gloop, Augustus Gloop)

Thursday    2:30 – 3:00  Music in the Auditorium

3:00 – 4:00  Scene 2 “The Candy Man” (Wonka, Charlie, James, Matilda, Candy Kids)

4:00 – 5:00  Scenes 6 & 9 (Phineous Trout, Veruca, Mrs. Salt, Violet, Mrs. Beauregarde)

*Friday           2:30 – 4:00   Review scenes 1 – 6  (Everyone)

*please be aware of Friday schedules – currently Fridays are at 2:30 – 4:00 (students may not remain on campus; you must leave campus and return at 2:30)

Schedule for the week of January 1st – 6th

Monday & Tuesday  No School

Wednesday     2:45 – 4:00  Read Thru in auditorium (Everyone)

Thursday       2:45 – 4:00  Ensemble Building (Everyone) in Auditorium

*Friday           2:30 – 4:00   Choreography in auditorium  (Everyone)

*please be aware of Friday schedules – currently Fridays are at 2:30 – 4:00 (students may not remain on campus; you must leave campus and return at 2:30)

Informational meeting

Mrs. Waters’ portable #4  Thursday, November 30th from 2:40 – 3:15

Audition packets will be handed out at that time, not before.  If you cannot make it to the meeting see Mrs. Waters after the meeting to pick up the packet.  Your friend may not get one for you.

Click on my pinterest page below to get an idea about Willy Wonka Jr.

Auditions:  December 11th – 14th;  2:45 – 4:00 Chief Jo Auditorium

Those planning to audition should prepare the song from the show that corresponds to the role they are auditioning.  They should also prepare a 1-2 min. monologue (from a different show) that represents the character’s personality. 

Monologue prepared (long speech by a character in a movie, play, or tv show)

Candy Prop Donations Wanted!

Want something to do over Thanksgiving or even Winter Break?  Make candy props! We are looking for candy prop donations and if you would like to make some at home over the upcoming breaks, we would appreciate it.  Make sure you check with a parent.

Sweet Tarts:  Use the leftover wrapping paper tubes and glue striped wrapping paper around it. Wrap cellophane around it and tie off with ribbons at both ends

Paper plate Lollipops:  Using markers make colorful lollipop designs on the outside of paper plates.  Glue the insides together and insert a dowel into the middle.  Wrap with cellophane and tie off the bottom with ribbon.

Clay candies:  Watch video attached on pinterest.

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