Students rehearse shows opening song "Tradition"They rehearse Monday thru Friday from 7-10 PM
Director, Pamyla Steihl, isconstantly on the move.She never stops to take abreak as she helps each castmember perfect their role
Student playing the "fiddler" stays abovethe audience during the performance,creating a rooftop effect
Students can work on homework,run lines, or take time to relaxwhen others are rehearsing ascene they are not in.
Director Steihl passionatelyacts out how a scene shouldbe performed. It is amazinghow her contagious energydrives the actors to geartowards excellence.
The raw talent of these DUperformers is truly breathtaking;the emotions are real andcaptivating.
Actors will repeat the samedance step over and overuntil they have mastered it.
During the song"Tradition" , thegroup of maleswho play the fathersrehearse theirgroupsindividual partin the song.
One of the mothers sings her linesin the song "Tradition". Over and overthe same verse is practiced. It isincredible to see these performersdetermination to perfect eachelement of a song.
In the same song, choreography variesdepending on a performers role; whenperformed together it creates awonderful performance.
Students follow along this actressas she leads them through eachstep of the choreography, notonly does she learn hermoves as a mother butlearns each studentsmoves so she can helpthem learn their dances.
The "daughters" pretend tobe carrying a baby. They are actingout a part in the song where theyimagine becoming mothers one dayafter their wedding day.
As they rehearse, studentsmention how they would likefor more DU students toattend their show and seethe outcome of all of theirhard work.
Music sheets for the song "Tradition".Students must be able to read musicto understand what notes to hit andwhat pauses to take in a song.
Rehearsal is held at the Byrontheatre. The Byron theatre is aflexible theatre that can bechanged into different setups.The performance will also be held here, at the Byron.
Fiddler on the Roofis one of many incredibleperformances that is puton at the Newman Center.
One of the most beautifulbuildings on campus. TheNewman Center is home tomany incredibly talented DUstudents. It showcasesamazing talent and more DUstudents should make an effortto attend.