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Extra rehearsal today for some of the cast; fairies worked on movement accompanied by our musicians. We heard the magical song for Puck for the first time today...

Detail from Titania's costume Another day when the weather was kind..just hope this holds until after our performances at the end of June. The rehearsal today was much better, lines had mostly been learnt, still one or two sticky moments but feeling more positive. There were quite...

Working around the church service and a baptism meant some careful planning of today's rehearsal  but we did manage to cover all the scenes; as Mr Morecombe once said, all the right scenes but not necessarily in the right order!! Some line learning still needed by...

Today was a busy day; costume team were in full flow, making alterations, starting on costumes and fitting these on the actors. In between the cast worked on various games to improve their movement, led by Tom Hogan. We explored the differences between the groups of...

Despite temperatures into the 20s today we managed to rehearse much of the play in situ. We have re-positioned one of our scenes into the picturesque garden at the Dales centre, this worked well enabling the group of actors to move more freely as the...

Today we had our first costume workshop under the direction of Kim Mc Dermottroe. Lots of exciting ideas were exchanged and discussed. each participant has taken on the task for making particular costumes...

Well done to all those rehearsing today, we had the added extra of Tom Hogan imparting words of wisdom. Our fairy team developed their opening scene with some excellent moves, and we welcomed a Moth to our fold! Decisions were made about where to place various...

Cast developed more of the scenes involving the Mechanicals today; some excellent moments with our Moonshine ...

So second weekend of rehearsals started with a full attendance from the cast including our new member who has taken on the role of Puck, the brilliant Lesley...

So at today's rehearsal we managed to work on the final scene, actually in the church. As usual there was some brilliant overacting by Pyramus and Thisbe. Death scene was priceless...