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About havenacademy

Rebekah Hellerman has been directing youth theatre productions for ten years. Favorite directing projects include Beauty and the Beast, Oliver!, and Sound of Music. She received a B.A. in Elementary Education and teaching credential from Biola University. After founding and building a successful theatre program at OCF Church, Rebekah established Haven Academy of the Arts. Under OCF Youth Theatre she organized and directed four successful Summer Theatre Camps, produced well-known family musicals, and facilitated outreach programs in inner-city Los Angeles. During Haven’s first year, she taught 2nd grade at Hermosa Valley and 3rd/4th grade at First Lutheran Venice. Rebekah believes strongly in applying educational theory and child development to directing children. She is consistently blessed by the amazing opportunities God has given her to work with these talented young people.

Beauty and the Beast Rehearsal Update: Tech Week

Tech and Performance Schedule: Sunday 11/4  1:30 Load In All students grades 7th and up required to attend Load In. Costume Fittings:  2:00-2:30 Enchanted Rose, Townspeople  2:30-3:00 Magic Mirror, Townspeople  3:00-3:20 Advanced Dancers  3:20-3:40 Enchanted Object Ensemble: Plates and Cups … Continue reading

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Beauty and the Beast Rehearsal Update #8 10/29

This Week’s Schedule – Pre-Tech Week: Monday 10/29 4:00-7:00 PM All Cast Run Through Act One Tuesday 10/30 4:00-7:00 PM All Cast Run Through Act Two Wednesday 10/31 NO REHEARSAL (Halloween)  Thursday 11/1 4:00-7:00 PM Leads*, Featured Dancers, Advanced Dancers … Continue reading

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Beauty and the Beast Rehearsal Update #7 10/22

*Please be aware that this week your rehearsal group may be called on a different day or time than our typical schedule.  As we approach performances, we are beginning to combine rehearsal groups to clean numbers.  Tuesday 10/23  4:00-6:30 (R/M/A) … Continue reading

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Beauty and the Beast Rehearsal Update #6 10/15

Week Seven Tuesday 10/16 *Updated 10/11 please see bottom of blog post  Enchanted Rose Cast Enchanted Object Ensemble Featured Dancers Leads 4:00-6:30 Dance Clean Up (A/K) “Be Our Guest” “Human Again” 4:00-6:30 Dance Clean Up (A/K)   “Be Our Guest” … Continue reading

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Beauty and the Beast Rehearsal Update #5 10/8

Week 6 *Please make a note of any schedule changes. Tuesday 10/9  Enchanted Rose Cast Enchanted Object Ensemble Featured Dancers Leads 4:00-5:00 (A) Finish Dancing “Human Again” 5:00-6:00 (K) TEW 6:00-6:30 (K) Tech Week Etiquette 4:00-5:00 (R) Block “Finale” and … Continue reading

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Beauty and the Beast Rehearsal Update #4 10/1

Week 5 *Please note addition of Enchantress and Young Prince to Leads column on Thursday*  Tuesday 10/2  Enchanted Rose Cast Enchanted Object Ensemble Featured Dancers Leads 4:00-4:30 (A) Start Dancing “Human Again” 4:30-5:00 (M) Vocal Review 5:00-5:45 Dance Review with … Continue reading

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Beauty and the Beast Rehearsal Update #3 9/24

Week Four Tuesday 9/25  Enchanted Rose Cast Enchanted Object Ensemble Featured Dancers Leads 4:00-4:45 (R) Review “Belle” Crossover “Battle” Blocking 4:45-5:30 (A) Clean “Be Our Guest” 5:30-6:30 (K) TEW 4:00-4:45 PLDR 4:45-5:30 (K) TEW 5:30-6:30 (A) Clean “Be Our Guest” … Continue reading

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