The Island Park PTA "Starry Starry Night" 2020 Talent Show

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    The 2020 PTA Talent Show rehearsals and work behind the scenes have begun!  Below you will find files and information parents and students may find helpful.  We look forward to seeing you at our performance on March 12th!  

    Susan Hamp                     Karen Swift              
                                                            Music Specialist               Parent Co-Lead 


    Island Park "Starry Starry Night" 2019-2020 Talent Show!

    Thursday, March 12th     
    IP MPR @ 6:30pm 

    Important Dates
    Performance Date: Evening Performance - March 12th, 6:30-8:15pm (performers need to check in at 6:15pm)
    Full Cast Dress Rehearsal: Wednesday, March 11th, 2:05-4:30pm in the MPR
                    Act One Performers: 2:05-3:30pm "ish"
                    Act Two Performers: 3:00-4:30pm "ish" (students are welcome to come at 2:05pm)
    Act Two Rehearsals:  Tuesday, February 25th, 3:45-5:30pm in the music room
                                          Tuesday, March 3th, 3:45-5:00pm in the MPR
    Act One Rehearsals:  Thursday, February 27th, 3:45-5:30pm in the music room
                                           Thursday, March 5th, 3:45-5:00pm in the MPR
    Order of Performances
    UPDATED 3/1: Download the latest copy of the order of acts here
    Parent Volunteers Needed!

    To put on such a production, we will need many volunteers. Please let us know if you would be willing to help in any of the areas below by either emailing Karen  and/or Susan or signing up here. The more volunteers we have, the less work each will need to do, and the more fun it is for everyone! 

    • Preparation

      • MC Script – assist in writing and/or revising student written script for MC dialogue (coordinate with Mrs. Hamp)

      • mp3 Preparation – organize mp3 recordings so ready for performances/rehearsals

      • Decorations (coordinate with Andrea Simpson)

      • Program – design and reproduce the program  (coordinate with Mrs. Hamp)

    • Publicity   (coordinate with Linda Kercher)

      • School Banners – add dates, times, etc. to school banner(s) and post

      • Display Case – organize display for the display case

      • School Posters/Flyers – place flyers and/or student created posters around school

      • Community Outreach – publicize outside of school (IP Eagle, District, Reporter, etc

    • Rehearsals 

      • Set-Up – cafeteria tables for students, stage, sound, etc.
      • Supervision – assist in keeping room quiet and organized 

      • Performance Line-Up (1-2) – help to make sure students are ready for stage entrance (coordinate with Mrs. Hamp)

      • Backstage Assistance (1-2) – help set-up for next act, oversee stage crew students (coordinate with Mrs. Hamp)

      • Note Takers – write feedback for performers, performance notes for directors (missing items, etc.) 

      • Clean-Up  – reset MPR

    • Showtime  

      • Performance Line-Up (1-2) – help to make sure students are ready for stage entrance
      • Backstage Assistance (1-2) – help set-up for next act, oversee stage crew students (curtains, etc.)

      • Videotaping – videotape the performance and share out 

      • Photography – take pictures of the performance / rehearsals to share 

      • Bake Sale – ???

      • Clean Up – assist with cleaning up and resetting MPR for Mrs. Miller's PE classes :-)