U-Glee: Event to Remember (CAC Frolics 2010)

Posted: March 14, 2010 in Uncategorized
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The Good, the Bad and the U-Glee! 

A big "JUMP" for the start

That was the theme of the CAC Frolics held at the Bulwagang Juan Luna of the University of the Philippines Baguio last March 12, 2010, 7:30 in the evening. 

It was a collaborative effort of the faculty members and their students from different classes. 

It is undeniable that the event was successful. 

 

 Prepations 

“It is challenging because we will be working with our collegues and we don’t do this normally only for specials ocassions like this,” Mr. Arjay Arellano said. Sir Arjay, a CAC faculty member, was the director of the production. “We need to think of the different aspects of the production. Put them together, not withstanding the capabilities of our collegues,” he added. 

Break it down ma'am and sirs

Aside from the actual content, the director of the show disclosed that they planned this event carefully and made sure that finances are feasible. 

The said event was under the Socials Committee headed by Ms. Shekinah “Shine” Queri. 

“Everybody was encouraged to join. Dean Delima introduced to all of us that we should be part, even if not for the whole routine,… so that everyone will have participation,” Ma’am Shine said. 

“Sir Amor, Ma’am Joy and Sir Isko will be joining also,” she added. 

On the other hand, Sir Francisco “Isko” Rosario Jr., was very happy because he was again invited to join his former co-faculty members. Sir Isko was a former teacher at the Language and Literature Department of UP Baguio. “I’m so happy because this is another bonding moment with my former collegues. I am happy also because this is a time where we will only be thinking of joy, fun and enjoyment,” he said. 

They started practising their routines before the month of February ends. Sir Arjay, Sir Amor, and Ma’am Shine were the main chereographers. 

Krissy Jesy Pison, a graduating student, was designated to be the Assistant Director. “She will take charge everything during the show,” sir Arjay said during rehearsals. Sir Arjay will also be performing in the show. 

Sir Arjay added, “The production will be pure fun but we will make sure that you will see the effort of every faculty.” 

More photos during preparations CLICK HERE

   

GLEE as the CONCEPT 

Based on interviews with Sir Arjay and Ma’am Shine, it was found out that they took a lot of brain stormings before coming up with the concept of Glee. 

“Ma’am Candy (Torres) wants glee and Sir Amer suggests having a political concept until it was agreed by everyone,” Ma’am Shine said. 

It was decided to pursue the developed concept to reiterrate with the coming May elections. 

“We will try to hype up students’ invlovement in the coming elections to be more discerning and wiser,” Sir Arellano ended. 

   

EVENT PROPER 

The event proper started at around 7:30 in the evening. The UPB Auditorium was jampacked. Upon the signal of “Start” was initiated, everyone was now cheering for their bets. 

It was not just a sing and dance numbers. There were monologues as well. Political issues were dicussed in a parody; Korimar for example, also with Sherap. 

The faculty and student performers gave all their best to meet the audiences’ expectations and indeed they succeeded. 

The event was well applauded and the audiences were even asking for more. 

The last video projected before the final song was a photo essay of the journey of the CAC faculty, entitled CAC through the YEARs. 

(credits to Lennie Balmeo and the SC137 class) 

   

SCENES OFF CAM  

Through the years, CAC was known to be good performers on stage. They go to the center stage prepared for every production. But how do they look back stage? 

Ma'am Rina, Ma'am Candy and Ma'am Beth with the production assistants

  Yes, some were already tired for doing a 2 consecutive show (Dulaang UPB and Frolics) but the energy in every production is still the same off the stage. The pressence of happiness and excitement is evident in each of the performers (faculty and students). 

 More OFF the stage photos and shots before and after the show, CLICK HERE. 

Director expresses his gratitude

“We’re grateful for the help of the SC137 class under ma’am Shine for their help and cooperation. Also to our students under Sir Yan-yan and Ma’am Faye, and to our other student performers,” Mr. Arjay Arellano said. SC137 class was part of the whole CAC week. They were assigned to assist each program coordinator/s (reservations of venue, equipments, promotions, etc.) and to make sure that everything will flow smoothly.

He also thanked his Assistant Director, Technical, Sounds and Light Directors, Production Assistants and all those who voluntered to help and be part of the CAC Frolics.

For more CAC Frolics shots, CLICK HERE.

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Comments
  1. rhoda says:

    dhona, your blog is great, awesome, magnificent, grabe! wala, wala na akong maisip na other wonderful words to describe this thing.. hehe, i salute you dhona!
    ang saya talaga ng CAC week… =)

  2. hooist Rhoda ano toh? hahaha
    magapapasalamat ka lang sa mga pictures ni sir jensen uutuhin mo pa ako? hahahaha

    aniweiz, thanks din for viewing mga blog =)

    uy uy uy uy uy uy.. hahaha
    magpasikat. hihi

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