Friday, 25 September 2009

Showtime!

I am drawing breath today after what seems to have been the busiest school term ever for my three kiddies. Term 3 at our school culminates in musical performances. I help out with the costume making which is great fun.
It is always such a privilege to work with the children & get to know them a little.
And of course, there is enormous satisfaction in sitting in the audience, enjoying the sea of colour and watching the whole show come together.
This year's musical was a Zorro inspired work, so lots of bright colours, sombreros & twirling skirts.

8 comments:

  1. What a great looking show. I helped costume making this year too and loved it. It makes the night extra special seeing it all come together. Love all the colours.

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  2. Looks like fun! My mom used to sew costumes for dance studios. Our house was always full of shiny fabric,sequins and kids for fittings.

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  3. The costumes are amazing, what fun. Can you email me? your down as no reply blogger and I don't have your address.

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  4. It looks like it was a lot of fun. Haven't been to a school musical since I was at school but they formed many great memories. I am certain the kids, or their mums, appreciated your help.

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  5. It looks like they are all having A good time My mum used to make the costumes for the dancing school I went when I was little My job was cutting off the tails of cotton and sewing on sequins more sequins on the floor than on the costumes It was fun times.
    Hugs Mary.

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  6. What a wonderful experience for those children...my youngest daughter was in a performance of The Wizard of Oz a few years ago and she still talks excitedly about it!
    Enjoy your weekend!! Cathyx

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  7. The production looks wonderful. I just discovered your blog and will definitely be back.

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  8. I agree that getting to know the children your own children spend the day with is a privilege. I always tried to be one of the volunteers at my children´s school.

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