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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.

Les Miserables – Rehearsal Update #1 Week Two 9/17 – 9/19

This Week’s Schedule: Week Two – Tuesday 9/17 Napoleon Cast Ensemble C Ensemble D Leads 4:00-4:45 (G) Blocking basics Blocking for “Prologue Part B and C” 4:45-5:30 (K) TEW: Character Development 5:30-6:30 (M) Vocals “At the End of the Day Part … Continue reading

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Newsies Rehearsal Update #9 – Tech Week

This Week’s Schedule: Note: ALL rehearsals are ALL CAST Sunday 7/7 – 1:30 PM LOAD IN All Cast Members are required to attend Load In  Monday 7/8 4:30 PM Tech Week dinner served 5:00 PM in Auditorium Cue to Cue … Continue reading

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Newsies – Rehearsal Update #8 7/1 – 7/6

This Week’s Schedule – PRE-TECH WEEK Monday 7/1 4:00-7:00 PM All Cast Run Through Act I Tuesday 7/2 4:00-7:00 PM All Cast Run Through Act II Wednesday 7/3 4:00-7:00 PM Select Leads, Featured Dancers, Featured Tappers Clean Up No rehearsal … Continue reading

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Newsies Rehearsal Update #7 6/25 -6/29

This Week’s Schedule: Tuesday 6/25 4:00-7:00 (A/M) – All Cast Headshots Dance Clean Up Thursday 6/27 4:00-7:00 (R/M) – Jack, Crutchie, Katherine, Davey, Les Leads Musical Run Through “Overture” w/ “Santa Fe” “Santa Fe” “Watch What Happens” “Letter From Refuge” … Continue reading

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Newsies Rehearsal Update #6 6/18 – 6/22

This Week’s Schedule: Tuesday 6/18 Featured Dancer Newsies Ensemble Newsies 4:00-5:00 (M) Vocals “Finale” and Review5:00-7:00 (R/A) Block 2/9 and Dance “Finale” Review Group Scenes  4:00-5:00 (M) Vocals “Finale” and Review5:00-7:00 (R/A) Block 2/9 and Dance “Finale” Review Group Scenes … Continue reading

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Newsies Rehearsal Update #5 6/11 – 6/15

This Week’s Schedule: Tuesday 6/11 Featured Dancer Newsies Ensemble Newsies 4:00-5:00 (G) TEW 5:00-6:15 (M) Vocals “Once and For All” and Review 4:00-5:00 (A) Dance Clean Up 5:00-6:15 (M) Vocals “Once and For All” and Review Ensemble AND Featured Tappers … Continue reading

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Newsies Rehearsal Update #4 6/4 – 6/8

This Week’s Schedule: ** Please note that several things have shifted in the schedule this Tuesday and Thursday. Please read carefully for when your rehearsal group is called, as it is different from the original schedule. Tuesday 6/4   Featured … Continue reading

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