A Great First WOZ Workshop and Some FAQs

by Ashley on September 16, 2019

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We had a great first WOZ Workshop two weeks ago in the LLAC!

CDNIS Wizard of Oz Workshops

We’re looking forward to another great session this Friday!

For now, many students are asking questions regarding the workshops and the production that will happen in term two, so here are some answers for you:

What is WOZ?

“WOZ” is our nickname for “Wizard Of Oz.” We’re finding we’re saying it a lot these days!

Is each Wizard of Oz Workshop different?

Yes! We will review past material and introduce new material in each session. That way, each workshop will be unique but it won’t be overwhelming for students who are just attending a few sessions.

Do you have to be in the workshops to audition for the show?

Nope! The workshops are optional. We offer them to give students a chance to fine tune their skills on stage or just try out what a production is like?

Did I miss the sign up to audition for the show?

Nope. You will know when we open auditions because we will shout it from the rooftops! The sign-ups will be made public in the beginning of November.

What if I want to be part of the backstage crew?

The backstage crew is selected by an application process that involves the student writing why they want to be a part of the crew and accompanied by a teacher recommendation. We will start accepting applications to backstage crew in the end of November. We will publish information about how to apply with the audition information. Not everyone who applies for backstage crew will be selected. We look for students who have the self-management and organizational skills to get the job done.

How can I get ready for auditions?

In auditions we look for students who are confident and prepared. Right now, the best thing you can do is to learn the story of WOZ by watching the movie or reading the book. It also helps to learn the songs, many of which we will begin to post on this blog in the coming weeks!

We look forward to seeing a lot of you on Friday!

Ms. Benusa

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