November 28

Grade 4

Unit 2

Grade 2 to 5 production

 

*All grade 4 classes to stand on the left side of grade 5.

4A – line order Theatre doors:

  1. Savanh  2. Joshua 3. Sena 4. Jonas 5. Manu 6. Sean 7. Elena. 8. Alex 9. Yoowon 10. Leopold  11. Qiqi 12. David  13. Cindy 14 Lucia

* Danielle  & Gianna &  Clara

4B – line order Black box:

  1. Jiyun, 2. Rocket, 3. Rania, 4. Milo, 5. Jimin, 6. Alice, 7. Finn, 8. Dakyo, 9. Aila, 10. Emily, 11. Hannes, 12. Ella, 13 .Vanessa, 14. Tian

*Zofia – William, Yiya & Kelly.

4C – line order Props cupboard:

  1. Matthew 2Rana 3Elly 4Lucas  5 Judy 6 Tina 7Austin 8Luiza 9Kenny 10Sarah 11Cindy 12 Sumin 13 Marsha 14Siho

 

RINGMASTER:  “My Lords, Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to the Nanjing International School Circus ….

The greatest show on earth!!

 

SONG: “Welcome to the Greatest Show on Earth”

ALL:                   Welcome to the greatest show on earth,

Welcome everyone,

We’ve got daring men on the flying trapeze,

We’ve got  lions, tigers,

We’ve even got some fleas!

 

Welcome to the greatest show on earth,

Welcome young and old,

Glad to see you at the circus

We hope you like our show.

 

Repeat verses 1 & 2

 

They all exit from where you entered from – 4A theatre doors, 4B black box & 4C props cupboard, then get ready for clowning acts.

 

Black box entrance

1st – 4B – Hoola hoops – 1. Jiyun, Emily, Rania & .Jimin 2.Aila & Alice, 2nd – 4C Acrobats – 1. Marsha 2. Judy, 3. Luiza, 4. Sarah,3rd – 4A – Hoola hoops – 1. Lucia, Elena & Yoowon, 2. David

 

Theatre doors entrance

1st – 4B – 1. Milo, Hannes, Rocket & Finn, 2. Tian, 2nd – 4C – Unicylers and acrobats – 1. Matt,  2. Austin, 3. Sumin, 4. Siho, 5. Kenny, 6. Tina, 7. Lucas(U) – 3rd – 4A –1. Cindy (skipping), 2. Senna, 3. Manu (unicycling)

 

Fire exit entrance

1st – 4B – Jugglers – 1. Ella, 2. Dakyo, 3. Vanessa2nd – 4C – Cups, cheerleading & bouncy ball – 1. Cindy,  2. Elly,  3.Rana 3rd – 4A – Clowning comedy – 1. Savanh, Qiqi, 2. Jonas & Alex, 3. Leopold? Joshua?

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Gr.3 lions then Gr.4 clowns

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RINGMASTER:  A big hand, ladies and gentlemen, for Leo the Magnificent and his performing

lions!  Our next performers will entertain you with their ‘clowning’ around. So, sit back and prepare to laugh as we give you the Nanjing International School Clowns.

 

(The Grade 4 Clowns enter and perform to Circus Music, and exit from where they came on from)

 

1st – 4B (Acts?) – 4B – Start to 1min. 9secs.

Hoola hoops – Black box entrance – 1. Jiyun, Emily, Rania & .Jimin 2.Aila & Alice

Unicylers and acrobats – Theatre doors entrance 1 Milo, Hannes, Rocket & Finn 2 Tian

Jugglers – Fire exit entrance 1 Ella 2 Dakyo 3 Vanessa

 

2nd – 4C (Acts?) –   1min. 9secs. to 2mins. 6secs.

Acrobats – Black box entrance – 1Marsha 2Judy 3Luiza 4Cindy 

Unicylers and acrobats – Theatre doors entrance – 1Matt  2Austin 3Sumin 4Siho 5Lucas(U)

Cups, cheerleading & bouncy ball – Fire exit entrance –  1.Elly 2Rana 3Kenny 4Tina 5Sarah

 

3rd – 4A (done!) – 4A – 2mins. 6secs. to the end.

Hoola hoops – Black box entrance – 1. Lucia, Elena & Yoowon, 2. David

Unicylers and acrobats – Theatre doors entrance – 1. Cindy (skipping), 2. Senna, 3. Manu (unicycling)

Clowning comedy – Fire exit entrance – 1. Savanh, Qiqi, 2. Jonas & Alex, 3. Leopold? Joshua?

 

Agatha then invites all of the clowns to share their dancing skills. Each class goes on the 3 risers in the middle of the circus ring and performs their dance. All other clowns sit on the benches and react to each other’s performances. They then all conga out of the theatre. 

2nd – 4B – ‘ The Birdie Dance’

Block 1 – 1. Hannes & Ella 2. Rocket & Dakyo 3. Finn & Rania

Block 2 – 1. Milo & Alice 2. Tian & Jimin

Block 3 – 1. Aila & Emily 2. Jiyun & Vanessa

 

  1. Bend, up x 5
  2. Talk, flap, wiggle, clap x 4

  3. Rotate, Talk, flap, wiggle, clap x 4
  4. Rotate, Talk, flap, wiggle, clap x 4
  5. Rotate, Talk, flap, wiggle, clap x 4
  6. Right arm & turn
  7. Left arm & turn
  8. Right arm & turn
  9. Left arm & turn
  10. STOP

3rd – 4C – ‘ The Hokey Pokey’

Block 1 – 1. Sumin & Siho, 2. Sarah & Rania

Block 2 – 1. Tina & Elly, 2. Matt & Austin

Block 3 – 1. Marsha & Cindy, 2. Kenny & Judy

 

1st – 4A – ‘Macarena’

Block 1 – 1.

Block 2 – 1.

Block 3 – 1.

 

  1. Wave for 7 beats, then jump into next position
  2. Wave for 7 beats, then jump into next position
  3. Wave for 7 beats, then jump into next position
  4. Do macarena moves a) each hand out x 2, b) flip hands over x 2, c) cross over chest x2, d)side of head x2, e)cross over waist x2), f)hands on hips x2, g)rotate hips then jump into next position.
  5. Do macarena moves a) each hand out x 2, b) flip hands over x 2, c) cross over chest x2, d)side of head x2, e)cross over waist x2), f)hands on hips x2, g)rotate hips then jump into next position.
  6. Wave for 7 beats, then jump into next position
  7. Wave for 7 beats, then jump into next position
  8. Wave for 7 beats, then jump into next position
  9. Wave for 7 beats, then jump into next position
  10. Do macarena moves a) each hand out x 2, b) flip hands over x 2, c) cross over chest x2, d)side of head x2, e)cross over waist x2), f)hands on hips x2, g)rotate hips then jump into next position.
  11. Do macarena moves a) each hand out x 2, b) flip hands over x 2, c) cross over chest x2, d)side of head x2, e)cross over waist x2), f)hands on hips x2, g)rotate hips then jump into next position.
  12. Wave to audience.

All clowns then conga out of the theatre. 

 

RINGMASTER:  Our next act takes us from the wildest of the lions to the strongest of

all men. So, sit back and enjoy the strongest man in the world …. Hercules the

Strongman!

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Human Canon Ball, Rosy the Flea, then the whole cast come on for the finale song.

 

*All grade 4 classes to stand on the left side of grade 5 (same positions as for the opening song).

SONG: “Finale”

 

For this song the whole cast comes out in costume. Grade 4 and 5 on the stage behind the red curtain – the curtain opens when the music is played. Grade 2 enter and stand around the stage blocks in the middle. The grade 3’s enter and position themselves in-front of the audience in-front of the stage.

The main cast then enter and take their bows and wave to ‘all’ sides of the audience on the centre stage blocks.

 

SONG: “Finale”

*All grade 4 classes to rotate anti-clockwise around the risers. 

ALL:                      Farewell from the Greatest Show on Earth,

Farewell everyone,

We are sad to tell you the shows at an end,

If you liked our circus, why don’t you come again?

 

Farewell from the Greatest Show on Earth,

Farewell young and old,

Glad you made it to the circus,

We hope you liked our show.

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Production Poster Information

Your poster must be done portrait, and must include the following:

  1. Nanjing International School presents
  2. The title of the production – THE CIRCUS
  3. The date, time and venue.

Date: Friday 6th March, 2020

Time: 6:30pm

Venue: NIS theatre

 

You must put your name and class on the back of your poster.

You may color it in using colored pencils, paint, felt tip pens, crayons, pastels….

*PLEASE NOTE:

ALL POSTER AND PROGRAM DESIGNS NEED TO BE HANDED INTO MS. HEIDI BY

‘3pm on FRIDAY 10th JAN