Training: Mini-Musicals - Oliver
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Mini Musicals - Oliver
1) Warm Up
a) Space Game (minus cones KS1)
b) Stage Directions Game
Split into 4 groups, explain how each group will tell different part of story involving different characters.
GROUP 1 At orphanage at tea time
GROUP 2 Street sellers – Selling Flowers, Milk, Books etc..
GROUP 3 Fagin & his gang – criminals, pick-pockets
GROUP 4 Oliver back in his lovely family home having dinner
Each group comes up with a freeze frame picture that shows their part of the story. Show each other
Each group then brings their freeze to life by coming up with 2 movements.
Piece starts off stage:
- Group 1 & 2 (upstage & downstage Right)
- Group 3 & 4 (upstage & downstage Left)
All have 2x 8 to march on in line holding bowl as if going to get food.
GROUP 1 hits their FREEZE picture (1 x 4)
GROUP 2 hits their FREEZE picture (1 x 4)
GROUP 3 hits their FREEZE picture (1 x 4)
GROUP4 hits their FREEZE picture (1 x 4)
Then go into a canon (explain what this is)
GROUP 1 has 1x8 to do their 2 moves that brings their freeze to life
GROUP 2 Joins in on 2nd 8 with their 2 moves (group 1 rpts their moves)
GROUP 3 Joins in on 3rd 8 with their 2 moves (group 1 & 2 still rpt’ing theirs)
GROUP 4 joins in on 4th 8 with their 2 moves (group 1,2,3& 4 now all moving)
All groups repeat their 2 moves at the same time but in slow motion.
Everybody faces front miming holding their food bowl and sing
“FOOD GLORIOUS FOOD, HOT SAUSAGE & MUSTARD
WHILST WE’RE IN THE MOOD COLD JELLY & CUSTARD”
- Pick someone to say “please sir, I want some more”
- Everyone replies “MORE” moving into Oliver
Then into chorey song & dance section (see video clip)
Perform for teachers....Take bow
COOL DOWN – Simple Breathing