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    2011 Spring Performances



    Vocal Performance Concert

    BEGUILED AGAIN
    The Songs of RODGERS & HART
    Music by Richard Rodgers
    Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
    Conceived by J. Barry Lewis, Lynnette Barkley and Craig D. Ames
    Musical Arrangements by Craig D. Ames

    BEGUILED AGAIN was originally produced by Pope Theatre Company in Manalapan, Florida. Louis Tyrrell, Producing Director

    The remarkable partnership of composer Richard Rodgers and lyricist Lorenz Hart spanned twenty-four years, resulting in the scores for thirty stage musicals and nine films. While their songs are acknowledged as among the most sophisticated and witty of their time, they could also be stunning in their simplicity and directness. BEGUILED AGAIN illuminates the astonishing breadth of their output with a musical menu offering nearly fifty selections from the incomparable Rodgers and Hart songbook. This cleverly compiled potpourri juxtaposes the urbane and the melancholy, the sardonic and the romantic, providing ever-changing and contrasting emotional journeys that give this revue real momentum. There is no linear plot or "and then they wrote" narrative. Rather, the songs are grouped thematically in ways that allow them to tell their own stories and reveal their splendor in the process. Variety and vigor have always been the Rodgers and Hart hallmarks. Perhaps their illustrious compeer, Irving Berlin (who also knew a thing or two about songwriting) summed it up best with his famous maxim: "Tuneful and tasty, schmaltzy and smart - music by Rodgers, lyrics by Hart."

    BEGUILED AGAIN is presented through special arrangement with R & H Theatricals: www.rnh.com



    Acting Performance Concert

    Senior Productions:
    Sit back and relax as our student present 4 one act plays and 3 films, all of which have been written and directed by students in our senior class.

    Plays to be performed:
    “The Significance of Tragedy” by Rachael Applegate illustrates the pre-life and the importance of life's challenges.
    “But for Now” by Caitlyn Strittmatter is about the friendship between two high schoolers that take a tragic turn,
    “When You Wish” by Laurel Henk tells the story of a girl who wishes upon a star and the agency who answers.
    “Callbacks Café” by Payton Crispe (An Honorable Mention for the Young Playwrights Contest) reveals the darker side of show business.  

    The films that will be shown:
    “Endless Rotation” written by Sawyer Marshock and directed by Rachael Applegate “Yogurt” written by Krupa Naik and Laurel Henk
    “Best Friends for Never” written by Leilani Arias and Kourteney Piper and directed by Thomas Riley

    Junior Productions.
    The Junior Actors will be performing an eclectic mix of romantic comedy, mystery, drama and thrills. Our talented class will be presenting Almost, Maine, The Blizzard and Cagedbirds. Almost, Maine tells the tales of the romantically confused inhabitants of a fictitious New England town. The Blizzard is self-aware mystery of two couples in a secluded snowed in mountain house. Cagedbirds asks the question: is it easier to be a sequestered stereotype or a free woman? These three stories will keep you guessing, raise your heart rate and might make you fall in love again.




    Dance Performance Concert

    Dance is an art form which uses the human body as an instrument to express one’s ideas and creativity.  During training and performance, the knowledge and influences absorbed over time encourage a well-rounded dancer.  Dedicated to versatility, Act 1 displays the wide range of techniques that our performers are exposed to.  From Ballet dance to Modern dance, to Jazz dance, the dancers learn the techniques, the elements, and the qualities that differentiate each.   The Dance Education Project for the 2016-2017 school year is The 21st Century Contemporary Artist Experience.  Guest Artists have been chosen to educate our high school dance majors on defining contemporary dance in the 21st century by teaching their personal technique, the influences of their style and the artistry/expression of the style by creating or recreating a piece based on their 21st century contemporary movement style. Each dance piece in Act 2 incorporates a specific technique and vocabulary along with the guest artists’ personal choreographic choices. Please come see our Annual Spring Dance Concert, Friday, May 12th, 2017 at 7pm!  Enjoy our dancers as they express their passion for performance.




    Show Dates, Prices, & Location

    Location
    Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts located on the Ocean County College campus, Toms River, NJ
    Website: www.ocean.edu

    Acting Showcase
    Friday, April 28, 2017, 7PM

    Vocal Showcase
    Friday, May 5, 2017, 7PM

    Dance Showcase
    Friday, May 12, 2017, 7PM

    Freshman Dance &
    Freshman/Sophomore Vocal Showcase

    Tuesday, May 16, 2017, 7PM

    Freshmen/Sophomore
    Acting Showcase

    Thursday, May 18, 2017, 7PM

    TICKETS
    Ticket Reservations/Request ($10 donation requested)

    REQUEST TICKETS BY EMAIL
    Email: tbraun@mail.ocvts.org

    Please note: Tickets are on a first come first serve basis. There are no assigned seats. Any reserved tickets not picked up and purchased within 45 minutes of showtime will be released from “hold/reservation” and made available to other guest.

    OCVTS Performing Arts Academy

    2014 Spring Performance


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