Friday, November 19, 2010


The parade route is as follows:  Check-in will be at 5 p.m. on the corner of Chestnut and 3rd Streets.  Participants will then proceed to Griswold Street after checking in.  Please enter at Court Street and proceed to 3rd.

The parade will begin at Griswold and Military Streets, and proceed north to Bard Street.  Turn left and disburse in the North McMorran parking area.

Following the parade, the kids and their families may join in for the lighting of the community Christmas Tree at McMorran Place, and sing Christmas Carols with the Salvation Army Band. 

Tuesday, November 9, 2010


I have a few announcements for everyone! Please read everything :)

1. The rehearsal location will be changing starting on Thursday, November 11th. It will be moved to First United Methodist Church (On Lapeer between 8th and 9th street). This will benefit the cast so that we can have enough space for everyone (no more running into each other while dancing) and so that our AMAZING set crew can use the space to build our very large (and EXTREMELY COOL) set pieces!

2. Anyone in the cast that is a DALMATIAN at one point we are asking that you provide a long sleeve white shirt for your costume. Please bring these in ASAP so that our beautiful and wonderful costume ladies can start adding spots!

3. We are also asking for you to provide your shoes for the show. All Dalmatians need white shoes. The people that need black shoes are Boxers, Scotties, Chihuahuas, Sergent Tibbs, Police Officer, and Dog catcher. If you have any other human role we will discuss shoes with you individually :)

4. If you do not own white or black shoes then just bring in an old pair of shoes you don't wear anymore. The very talented costume ladies can spray paint them!

5. If you are someone who needs to get a white long sleeve shirt and cannot get one for any reason let Tonya, Maria (whenever they are there), or myself (before or after rehearsal please) and we will make sure that you have one.

I also have a few thank yous....

To my set crew: The set so far ROCKS! I love it and it looks so cool. You guys really got my vision and it's so exciting to see it come to life!

To my costume crew: You ladies are phenomenal! You are working so hard...and I just know that all the characters are going to look awesome when they are on the stage.

To my Producer Pam Leslie: I don't know how I could do it all without you! I am super lucky to have you on my team!

To the Executive Producer Carolyn Holley: You are doing so much for this show and its already showing. You really know your stuff!

To the music director Katie: The cast sounds great girl! Love what you have done.

And just to name off a few more: Jessica Bayless, Charlie Tinker, Kelsey DeGuise, Amy Collins, Maureen Muzzereli, Jonathon Slease, Ty Evenson, Jeanine Evenson, all the supportive parents, and of course my very talented cast!


Your Director- Emilee :)

Saturday, October 30, 2010


November 2nd
6-7- Choreography for "Kanine Krunchies"
     Narrators, Kanine Krunchies dogs, Penny, Pepper, Patch, Lucky, Pongo, Perdita, Roger, Anita, Nanny
7-8- Blocking and running "Kanine Kruchies reprise" and scenes before and after
     Narrators, Cruella De Vil, Horace, Jasper, and everyone from first hour (minus Kanine Krunchies dogs)

November 4th
6-8- Choreography for "Twilight Bark"
     London Dogs

November 7th
4-6- Choreography for "Cruella De Vil"
     Narrators, Roger, Anita, Pongo, Perdita, Nanny, Penny, Pepper, Patch, Lucky

November 9th
6-730- Choreography for "Dalmatian Plantation"
     Entire Cast (minues Cruella, Horace, and Jasper"
730-8- Finish Choreography for "Dalmatian Congo"
     Extras go home, everyone else stays

6-7- Block "Thunderbolt"
     Thunderbolt Dogs, Penny, Pepper, Patch, Lucky
7-830- Review all Music and Dance
     Entire Cast (minus extras)

November 14th
4-6- Block "Fur Vault" and "The Chase" and up to the end
     Entire Cast

November 16th
6-830- Reveiw all Music and Dance
     Entire case from 6-7
     Extras leave ar 7, all others stay till 830

November 18th
     Entire Cast

November 21st
     Entire Cast

November 23rd
     Entire Cast


November 28th
     Entire Cast


November 29th- Tech week day one. 6pm- ?

November 30th- Tech week day two. 6pm-?

December 1st- Dress Rehearsal. 6pm-?

December 2nd- First show at 930am, call is at 730am
                         Second show at Noon (The cast is not permitted to leave between shows)
                         Third show is at 3:30pm (We are providing lunch!)

December 3rd- First show at 930am, call is at 730am
                         Second show at Noon (Cast not permitted to leave between matinees)
                         OPENING NIGHT at 8pm, call is at 6pm

December 4th- Show at 8pm, call is at 6pm

December 5th- Last show at 3pm, call is at 1pm

Monday, October 25, 2010

Another note from the Producer!

Hello Dalmatian Kids,

We will be participating at the Halloween Stroll this Sat., Oct. 30th from 10:30-3:30 at Sanborn Park - At 10:30 meet at the registration tent then we will set up for the first group of kids coming through at 11:00.  If you arrive anytime after 10:30, go to the registration tent and you will be shown where to go.  Parents, your kids do not have to be there the entire can pick whatever time works for you.  You may want to pack them a lunch and drink.  Wear your t-shirts if you have them.  Dress weather appropriate.  You can bring a chair or blanket to sit on. 

We will be passing out our show cards and candy.  They expect 500-1000 kids to do the stroll.  And great news...all our Dalmatian kid volunteers can also participate in the stroll for free!!!

Thank you to Nancy Winzer for this opportunity!

See you on Saturday,
Pam Leslie
Your Producer

Monday, October 11, 2010

Note from the Producer!

Next weekend, Sat. Oct 16th, the cast of "101 Dalmations" have been invited to perform between 12-3 in front of McMorran, where kid's tents are set up (face painting, etc). We would like to invite our entire cast. Please let me know asap if you can attend. Please email me at or call me and leave a voice mail message at (810) 334-0568 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              (810) 334-0568      end_of_the_skype_highlighting asap.

If the t-shirts are ready, those of you who ordered them can wear that, or a black or white shirt, along with black or dark-colored pants. We have a limited number of dalmation ears you can wear. If I can get the shirts this week, I will set up a time this week, possibly Friday, at Horizon that you can pick them up, along with the scripts and cds that are already here....probably around 5:30-6:30.

I will post definite info on this blog, so please check daily.

Thank you kids and parents,
Pam Leslie

PS- If you still haven't put in your order for t-shirts and still want one contact Carolyn Holley at 1-810-841-0428. This needs to be done within the next couple of days. Thank you!

Wednesday, September 29, 2010



Friday- Oct. 1-
6:30-Music and some Choreography for "Dalmatian Conga"
     Ensemble, Penny, Pepper, Lucky, Patch, Pongo, Perdita, Roger, Anita, Nanny, Narrators
7:45-Music for "Twilight Bark"
     All London Dogs, Narrators

Sunday- Oct. 3-
Blocking pages 17-25
     Narrators, Roger, Anita, Pongo, Perdita, Penny, Pepper, Lucky, Patch, Nanny, Cruella, Kanine Krunchies dogs

Monday- Oct. 4-
6:30- Music for "Thunderbolt"
     Narrators, Thunderbolt dogs, Penny, Pepper, Lucky, Patch, Pongo, Perdita
7:30- Music for "Kanine Krunchies"
     Narrators, Kanine Krunchies dogs, Penny, Pepper, Lucky, Patch, Pongo, Perdita, Roger, Anita, Nanny

Friday- Oct. 8-
6:30- Review music for "Kanine Kruchies" and start Choreography
     Narrators, Kanine Krunchies dogs, Penny, Pepper, Lucky, Patch, Pongo, Perdita, Roger, Anita, Nanny
7:30- Music for "Cruella De Vil"
     Narrators, Roger, Anita, Penny, Pepper, Lucky, Patch, Pongo, Perdita, Nanny

Sunday- Oct. 10

4:00- Block pages 27-29
     Narrators, Cruella, Horace, Jasper
5:00- Block pages 30-33
     Narrators, Cruella, Horace, Jasper, Penny, Pepper, Lucky, Patch

OCTOBER 11-17 OFF FOR "THE WEDDING SINGER" TECH WEEK AND SHOWS! (Don't forget to go see it!)

Tuesday- Oct. 19-
6:00-Music and blocking for "Cruella's Scheme"
     Cruella, Horace, Jasper
7:00- Music and blocking for "Kanine Kruchies (Reprise)"
     Cruella, Horace, Jasper, Penny, Pepper, Lucky, Patch, Narrators

Thursday- Oct. 21-
6:00- Music and blocking for "Fur Vault"
7:00- Music for "My Beautiful Coat"
     Cruella, Horace, Jasper, Sgt. Tibbs, Ensemble

Sunday- Oct. 24
4-6- Choreography for "Dalmatian Conga"
     Ensemble, Penny, Pepper, Lucky, Patch, Pongo, Perdita, Roger, Anita, Nanny, Narrators

Tuesday- Oct. 26-
6-8- Music for "The Chase" and "Bow Wows"

Thursday- Oct. 28-
6-8- Music for "Dalmatian Plantation & Finale" and "Bow Wows"

Sunday- Oct. 31-

November schedule will be up soon. Just so everyone knows, when I say "Ensemble" this includes the London dogs, Sgt. Tibbs, Police Officer, and Dog Catcher. This does not include "Extras." The Extras are included when I say "Entire Cast." If there is any questions or concerns please email me at Thank you! Should be a fun and exciting month!


Monday, September 27, 2010


We have had 2 rehearsals so far and let me just say that I am getting more excited by the day for this show! I have a group of kids who are all extremely talented and energetic. I can't wait.

Tonight's rehearsal is at 6:30pm at Horizon. This is what we are working on:

"Dalmatian Conga"
-Ensemble, Penny, Pepper, Lucky, Patch, Pongo, Perdita, Narrators

Casting "Twilight Bark"

*NOTE: If you are a London Dog, Kanine Krunchies dog, Thunderbolt dog, Police Officer,or Dog Catcher you are also considered ENSEMBLE

I also want to apologize for not getting the full schedule up. Our next rehearsal after tonight wont be until I will get the full schedule up on here by TOMORROW! I apologize again for any inconvenience this may cause.

Friday, September 17, 2010


Cast List for 101 Dalmatians KIDS

Cruella De Vil- McKale Bingham

Horace- Quinton Greene

Jasper- Conner McNamara

Roger- Spencer Kohenov

Anita- Emma Hill

Pongo- Caleb Kreidler

Perdita- Ally Evenson

Narrators- Christopher Howard, Mae Overholt, Maddie Ringvelski, Halie Sullivan

Patch- Clark Diehl

Lucky- Nicolas Collins

Penny- Sydney McNeil

Pepper- Shaun Muzzarelli

Sergeant Tibbs- Taylor Winzer

Nanny- Lily Petit

Police Officer- TJ Ruedisueli

Dogcatcher- Patrick Sullivan

Spot- Brock DenUyl

Dot- Sylvia Stephens


Seth Rowell
Patrick Sullivan
Daniel Israel
Isabella Boscaglia
Miranda Hency

Micaela Muzzarelli
Meredith Ringvelski
Noehl Bingham
Jacob Stoliker
Kristi Croteau

Paul Robinson
Kendyl Keyes
Layla Samman
Megan Burns
Kali Berdan

Sydney Collins
Abbi McNamara
Allison Urban
Vaughn Haynes
Braeden Houle


Brady Esterline, Kassy Dickenson, Kalie Berdan, John Lumpkin Foster IV, Walter Foster, Maddie Godwin, Kayla Hatten, Meagan Ruedisueli, Annie Timm, Hannah Stevens, Matthew Zarling


Abby Acre, Matthew Cronce, Jordan Cummings, Elise Edie, Camille Keyes, Hannah Kreidler, Lauren Poosch, Hannah Rodecap, Jacqueline Sikora, Ava Vitale, Anne Marie Weldon, Emma Weldon, Kaitlyn Winzer, Mary Ziegler, Teralin Jones, Meredith Stephens, Rachel Stephens, Megan Cronce

*All TBA parts, Kanine Krunchies commercial dogs, and TV show dogs will be determined from the ENSEMBLE list in the first 2 weeks of rehearsals.

*All EXTRAS will be in the "Fur Vault" scene and the end scene.

*ALL CAST- First rehearsal/ read through is Friday, September 24th at 6:30pm at the Horizon Outlet. A PARENT/ GUARDIAN is asked to attend the beginning of the rehearsal for announcements and the handing out of forms.

I would like to thank everyone who came out to audition for the show. CONGRATULATIONS to all who were cast. If you did not make it do not be discouraged, this may just not have been the show for you. Please continue to audition and support the arts and PHCT.

Sunday, September 12, 2010


Character list for 101 Dalmatians KIDS

Cruella De Vil- The villain in the show! Must be a strong singer and actress. Must have great stage presence and unafraid to play a role that is mean. Preferably looking someone who is tall and in the age range of 14-17. (Female)

Horace and Jasper- Cruella’s sidekicks. These characters provide us with comic relief. Good singers but even stronger actors. These characters must work well together, as they will be delivering a lot of slapstick style comedy. Cockney accents are desired. (Both Males)

Roger- A song writer and owner of the Dalmatians. Must be a strong singer, actor, and dancer. Preferably played by a teenager as this character is married. (Male)

Anita- A painter and owner of the Dalmatians. A very sweet character. Must be a good singer, actor, and dancer. Preferably played by a teenager as this character is married. (Female)

Pongo- The Dalmatian father. Must be a strong actor. Preferably a teenager as this character is older. (Male)

Perdita- The Dalmatian mother. Must be a strong actress. Preferably a teenager as this character is older. (Female)

Narrators- The story tellers. Must be strong actors with loud speaking voices. Must have great stage presence as they are on the stage for almost the entire show. Also must be able to sing. (Male or Female)

Sergeant Tibbs- An army cat. Must be a strong actor and a good singer. (Male or Female)

Patch, Lucky, Penny, Pepper- Puppies of Perdita and Pongo. Must be strong actors, singers, and dancers. Must have a lot of energy and good comedic timing. These puppies are onstage through most of the show. (Male or Female)

Boxers- A group of the London Dogs. Must be strong actors and movers. Tough voices and appearance is preferred because they will have a “biker” look in the show. Must be able to sing and dance. (Males)

Scotties- A group of the London Dogs. Must be strong actors and a Scottish accent is desired. Must be able to sing and dance. (Males or Females)

Poodles- A group of the London Dogs. Must be strong actors and a French accent is desired. Must be able to sing and dance. (One Male and four Females)

Chihuahuas- A group of the London Dogs. Must be strong actors and a Spanish accent is desired. Must be able to sing and dance. (Males or Females)

Nanny- The housekeeper. Requires a strong speaking voice. (Female)

Police Officer- Arrests the villains at the end. Requires a strong speaking voice. (Male or Female)

Dogcatcher- Appears at the end of the show. Requires a strong speaking voice and someone with good comedic timing. (Male or Female)

Spot and Dot- Two of the Dalmatians in the “Fur Vault.”

Dalmatians- Extra chorus for the “Fur Vault” and for the end scene.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010


101 Dalmatians KIDS

September 14th and 15th
Palmer Park (2829 Armour St in Port Huron)

Be prepared to sing, dance, read, and have fun! A song from the show and a short dance will be taught at the auditions. Please wear appropriate clothing for dancing.

We are looking for kids ages 5-17 for lead roles and main ensemble. There is a scene at the end of the musical where I will be adding between 10 and 20 extra dalmatians, and any age up to 17 is welcome for those! 

In the next few days I will be posting a character list so that you will know what we are looking for!

Rehearsals will be starting the next week, either on the 20th, or 22nd. Rehearsals will be as follows.

In the month of September and through October 17th
     Mondays- 6:30pm to 8:30pm
     Fridays- 6:30pm to 8:30pm
     Sundays- 4pm to 6pm

October 18th up to Tech Week
     Tuesdays- 6pm to 8pm (possibly 8:30pm)
     Thursdays- 6pm to 8pm (possibly 8:30pm)
     Sundays- 4pm to 6pm

I will have a rehearsal schedule prepared for the first rehearsal. Not every kid will have to be there for every rehearsal. Please think ahead of any conflicts so that you can make me aware of them at the time of auditions!

Excused conflicts and absence from rehearsals are okay, but please be aware a head of time that if a child misses 4 or more rehearsals that are unexcused I hold the right to remove him or her from the show.

Tech week is mandatory for the ENTIRE CAST! Tech week starts November 29th and goes through December 1st. Our shows will start December 2nd and run the rest of the weekend.

Thank you so much for your interest in being a part of the show. As a first time director I am very, very excited to be working with a talented group of kids, supportive parents, and a wonderful production staff. This is going to be so much fun!!!

I am also excited to introduce the Production Staff (so far!)

Director/ Choreographer: Emilee Caughel
Producer: Pam Leslie
Vocal Director and Rehearsal Pianist: TBA
Director's Assistants: Charlie Tinker and Jessica "Mailbox" Bayless
Costumes: TBA
Set Design: TBA
Props: Ronda Bingham
Sound (and on the audition board): Ty Evenson

If you know of anyone who would like to fill in a position that hasn't yet been assigned, or you have any questions at all please feel free to email me at


Saturday, August 14, 2010


Production of


101 Dalmatians Kids

Music and Lyrics by:
Mel Leven, Randy Rogel, Richard Gibbs, Brian Smith, Martin Lee Fuller, Dan Root

Book Adapted and Additional Lyrics by:
Marcy Heisler

Music Adapted and Arranged by:
Bryan Louiselle

Based on the Screenplay by:
Bill Peet

Based on the Novel The Hundred and One Dalmatians by:
Dodie Smith

101 Dalmatians KIDS is presented through special arrangement with and all authorized performance materials are supplied by Music Theatre International, 421 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019

Script, music and all other material
©101 Dalmatians KIDS and Disney's 101 Dalmatians KIDS
are trademarks of Disney Enterprises, Inc.