Handbook - Timetable
and cast the play
||Starting 6 months before the production we hold readings to
choose and cast the next play.
||About 3 months before the production, we bigin rehearsals, usually 2 per
week. Detailed planning and preparation begins for costumes, props,
furniture, sounds, lights and set.
|Up the tempo
||1 month before the production, Rehearsals may increase
in frequency. They will move towards full runs rather than repeated sections
of the play. Some construction may take place of props, furniture and special components of the set.
||10:00am Sunday Morning we get into the theatre and begin
set construction, lighting and sound preparation
|Get-in plus 1 day
||Monday. If the set is complex we may pay to come in to the theatre in the afternoon to finish it off. Technical
rehearsal held in the evening. Photos usually taken today or tomorrow.
|Get-in plus 2 days
||Tuesday. Dress rehearsal
in the evening.
||Wednesday. First Public performance.
|Second and Third Nights
||Thursday and Friday public performances.
||Saturday. Last performance followed by the Strike of the set and removing all props, costumes and furniture from the theatre. Then the Party.
||Sunday Morning 10:00am we return all props, costumes and furniture to the store or their owners.
||Sometime in the following 2 weeks we usually have a
wind-down event like a reading,
When we aren't rehearsing we try to hold social events
such as readings and games evenings.