Tech, Dress Rehearsal, Show Venue:TSAI Performance Center @ 685 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215
Mandatory Dates Tech Rehearsal -- Wednesday, June 5 @ TSAI Performance Center Dress Rehearsal -- Thursday, June 6 @ TSAI Performance Center Show #1 -- Friday, June 7 @ TSAI Performance Center Show #2 -- Saturday, June 8 @ TSAI Performance Center
Notes: 1) Three of these dates are early on a weeknight. With this early notice, please plan accordingly with your personal and work schedules in advance to honor arriving at these locations at these times. 2) TECH, DRESS, ALL THREE SHOWS MANDATORY FOR ALL DANCERS. 3) ALL DANCERS MUST BE PRESENT FOR THE ENTIRE DURATION OF THE DRESS REHEARSAL AND THE TWO SHOWS. 4) For each day, please allocate enough time to park/take the T to arrive on time. Parking is available in Warren Towers Garage across the street for $12 pay on entry. You must say you are there for the Boston Bollywood Dance Show Rehearsal. 5) Metered Street parking is also available on Commonwealth Avenue and streets around the area. Metered parking is free after 6 PM. 5) During the shows, dancers are not allowed to be in the audience and MUST remain backstage.
For $12 entry, let the parking staff know you are there for the Boston Bollywood Dance Rehearsal/Performance at the TSAI. June 5: Warren Towers Garage (700 Commonwealth Ave, Boston) June 6: Warren Towers Garage (700 Commonwealth Ave, Boston) June 7: CAS Lot (240 Bay State Road, Boston) June 8: CAS Lot (240 Bay State Road, Boston)
Tech Rehearsal Details
Dancers are expected to arrive 15 minutes prior to their FIRST tech time. Dancers need not stay for the entire duration of the tech. They are only expected to attend tech times of their pieces, the company meeting and the Finale practice (if they plan on participating in the finale.) Dancers may leave the theater in between their tech times so long as they are back 15 minutes before their next tech time. Ex: if your first tech of the night is Morni Banke at 7:07PM, you must arrive at the theater no later than 6:52 PM.
Dancers are not expected to bring costumes for tech rehearsal.
All dancers are expected to be present for the company meeting.
Finale practice is optional. Dancers who do not stay back for Finale practice will not participate in the Finale dance during the dress rehearsals and the shows. Staging and blocking of all dancers will be done during Finale practice.
6:00BTTD 6:25Naan Nee 6:39Fifi 6:53Man Mohini 7:07Tribute to Guru Randhawa 7:21Rowdy Baby 7:35Udta Punjab 7:49Ek Ladki Ko 8:03Haara 8:17Lukka Chhuppi 8:31Cocktail Mix 8:45Saturday Saturday 8:59 Bridesmaids Groomsgals 9:13 Nineties Nostalgia 9:27Company Meeting 10:00 Finale Blocking 10:45End of Day
Dress Rehearsal Details
Dress rehearsal is in FULL COSTUME AND FULL MAKEUP. Dancers are expected to do their own makeup for dress rehearsals. Official show pictures will be taken during the dress rehearsals. During the first dress rehearsal, after the piece has been performed, each piece will get exactly one minute to shoot minimum 2 and maximum 3 posedpictures.
Dancers are expected to arrive at least 15 minutes before Roll Call. The venue opens at 6:00 PM. Dancers may either choose to get ready at the venue or come ready to the venue before roll call.
Dancers are allowed to watch the first dress rehearsal. After the first dress rehearsal, we will quickly address any concerns and start with the second dress rehearsal as soon as dancers have gotten into the Man Mohini costumes. For the second dress rehearsal, all dancers, except the ones performing on stage, will be backstage.
All dancers are expected to be present for the company meeting. Dress Rehearsal Schedule: 6:00Theater Opens 6:30Roll Call 6:45First Dress Rehearsal 8:45Company Meeting 9:00Second Dress Rehearsal 10:30 PMEnd of Day
Show # 1: 8 PM @ Friday, June 7
Show #1 is in full costume and full makeup.
Dancers are expected to arrive at least 15 minutes before Roll Call. The venue opens at 5:00 PM. Dancers may either choose to get ready at the venue or come ready to the venue before roll call.
Show #1 Schedule 5:00Theater Opens 6:50Roll Call 7:15Doors open 7:45Backstage Group Warm-up 8:00Show Starts 10:00Show Ends
Show #2: 7 PM @ Saturday, June 8
Show #2 is in full costume and full makeup.
Dancers are expected to arrive at least 15 minutes before Roll Call. Casual run-through of the whole show will be performed without costumes. Dancers are expected to get ready after the casual run-through.
Show #2 Schedule 2:00Theater Opens 3:30Roll Call 3:45Company Presentation 4:00Casual Run Through (Casual Fun Through) 6:15Doors Open 7:00Show Starts 9:00Show Ends